I was first introduced to the wonderful Cate Le Bon over the summer. I was entirely unfamiliar with her music before the show, but was quickly won over. She's got a new EP, Rock Pool, dropping in January.
I recently returned from a trip to Maine. I had never been before and it seemed like a good place to lay low after the election results. Check out two fantastic documentaries about reclusive farmers in the same region.
"My brothers are notorious. They have not been to prison. They have been imprisoned. The prison is not a place you enter. It is no place. My brothers are notorious. They do regular things, like wait. On my birthday they... Read more →
On the Dial | Marfa, TX
Marfa, TX was first put on my radar when NPR covered it on Morning Edition in 2012, calling the town an art destination. In the 1970s, minimalist artist Donald Judd moved to Marfa, where he created giant works of art beneath... Read more →
The Death-Rattle of Culture | 12/2/16
According to Merriam-Webster, "fascism" is still the #1 word looked up in 2016.The highest number of lookups = Word of the Year. There is still time to look something else up. The Oxford dictionary chose "post-truth" for its word of the... Read more →