Category: art & culture

Warhol in Three D

The Whitney’s Warhol exhibit gave me a new perspective on his work.  Up until “Andy Warhol— From A to B and Back Again,” I had only considered his art in two-dimensions – in books, in magazines, and on stark white…

Otsuichi’s Summer Fireworks

There are several editions of these stories. I saw on Amazon more recent editions split the “Summer, Fireworks, and My Corpse” and “Black Fairy Tale” stories into two separate books. The edition I read had both and a third story,…

My First Play NYC Convention

I had fun at last month’s Play NYC Convention. I enjoyed meeting the game makers and playing their games. I went with my sister and my son. We started at the top of the Hammerstein Ballroom and wound our way…

It doesn’t have to be Greek to us

I needed something to take the weight of Arrival off my mind. Daryl Gregory’s Spoonbenders was a very effective and enjoyable salve. It’s Daryl’s clever observations about life and the poesy he wraps it in that makes Spoonbenders such potent…