Category Archives: Culture

Do We Touch Enough?

Do We Touch Enough? | Industry New Jersey | September/October 2015 | On the Science and Visceral Thrills of Making Contact From the article, excerptified:I was reading somewhere that societies in which people touch each other socially are happier than those … Continue reading

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Truth and Consequences

In the March/April 2014 issue of Industry I look at some of the effects that social media has on our social lives. Truth and Consequences: How to find a balance between honing a productive social media identity, and attention-hungry cyber lurkingSocial media … Continue reading

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The Long Mile: How did a car come to mean so much?

For the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of Industry, I contrast two moments in my life: buying my first car and, years later, my potential second.  The Long Mile: What our shifting desires can tell us about where we are on our … Continue reading

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Motion & Heart

I wrote about dancing—why I stopped, why I started again, how it was different—in my latest column for Industry.This is dedicated to an ex with whom I rediscovered dancing. To my aunt who’s from the 80s. And to Late Bar, … Continue reading

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Inside Game of Thrones

Yes I know everyone’s obsessed with Breaking Bad right now, what can I say? Print waits for no show. In my latest article for Industry, I look at the themes of Game of Thrones, which offers a case study of … Continue reading

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Ryuichi Sakamoto at the Vic

I went to see Ryuichi in Chicago recently and wrote a review for Radio Free Chicago. His unobtrusive yet challenging melodic experiments sat alongside the more accessible, climactic soundtrack themes he has composed over the years. The highlights: zen-like glacial … Continue reading

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Matmos & So Percussion @ MCA 6/11/10 – Radio Free Chicago

Link: Matmos & So Percussion @ MCA 6/11/10 – Radio Free ChicagoI went to see Matmos and wrote about it!

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