Essays, Reviews, and Other Short Prose

"To Be Leonard Cohen"-- How Leonard Cohen has inspired this singer-songwriter. Published in Tablet Magazine.

"Nick Cave's Skeleton Tree: Death Becomes Us"-- A personal narrative review of Nick Cave's new album Skeleton Tree

"Our Man Talks Han: A Solo Salute To The Space Pirate"-- A violent reaction to The Force Awakens on

"A Tale of Two James's: Why SPECTRE Has Us Seeing Double"-- A review of the latest James Bond movie SPECTRE on

"Weird and Wonderful Halloween Haunts" -- A run-down of tourist-friendly Halloween adventures in New York.

"My New York: Blue Man Group's Gideon Banner" -- An interview conducted for

"Revelations in May" -- An experimental personal narrative written for the first issue of The Brooklyn Rail in May of 2001.