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

"Not Dark Yet, But Gettin' Stormy: A Review of Bob Dylan, Tempest

"The 10 Worst Places to Take Your Children in NYC" -- Looking for something miserable to do in New York with your kids? Try one of these ideas!

"Nick Cave vs. My Broken Toe: a Concert Review" -- I broke my toe, went to a Nick Cave concert, and wrote about it.

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