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Ten Strange Moments in the Life of Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick wrote about fifty thousand novels and short stories during his lifetime, thanks to a specially formulated motivational diet of amphetamines and a severely heightened sense of paranoia. In recent years, Hollywood has strip-mined his work to churn out films of varying quality,

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More Couch Art

In case you missed it – a few weeks ago, I decided that my couch was getting old and a little decrepit, and I wanted to spruce it up a little bit. Then I had an idea – why don’t I get anyone who comes

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Midsummer Rant on Journalism

A two-week old issue of New York magazine was sprawled on my couch. I’ve spent the past three weeks working long hours at a web start-up, so my entire life is an unapologetic mess. I spent the morning cleaning, when I found the magazine, without

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Hot and Cold

I think most, if not all New Yorkers would agree, that winter in the city is a frosted version of hell. Whether it be the snow piled high enough to drown a teenager, or the cutting wind that chaps the necks of unsuspecting tourists, the

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I vant to succkk your blooooddddd

rabbit Originally uploaded by angelatiara I’m seriously making the most grossed-out face of all time. Vampires are all the rage right now, and no, it’s not 1994 and I’m not reviewing Interview with a Vampire although it would go something like this (in 1994 twelve

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Top Ten Wedding Party Dos

I just went to a fantastic wedding. The pic is of the happy couple, my cousin and her man. I will not bore you with details, but I had about as much fun as you can have in 24 hours. On the drive back to

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The Ultimate Break Up Mix

I’m not a vengeful guy, and I’ve never been in a relationship where I’ve had use for a malicious “Welcome to Dumpsville, Population: You” mix. But as a Hornsby-esque music obsessive, who has spent half of his adult life creating meaning from song lists, I

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The Hillary-Obama Deal

Obama and Hillary appeared together for the first time on Friday in Unity, NH (see above) and there was a lot of dissectable body language, jokes about high heels, and Hillary even made a crack about the “spirited debate” they had in the Primaries. Thats