“Achilles, without his heel, you wouldn’t even know his name today.” – Stan Lee, 1922-2018
“My stuff is my stuff. Sometimes it’s not as successful as some of the other stuff. But it’s my stuff.” – George Romero, 1940 – 2017
A ska-blues-surf song I wrote.
Back in the 1980s, New York City held a privileged place in the public imagination. It was the epitome of physical and moral decay. Crumbling buildings presided over garbage-strewn streets. Yes, the masters of the financial universe had it pretty sweet on Park Avenue, but if those respectable, be-suited titans […]
A short piece of music I wrote inspired by Gao Panlong’s “A Syllabus for Living in the Mountains,” translated by Bin Song and edited Paul Blair. I tried to capture a little of Panlong’s simplicity, cheerfulness, and “normal-and-ordinary” spirit.