> A post postmodern dialogue between some New York writers at The Archive: “I’m going to start a blog. It’s going to be called GD.”“Like god damn?”“No it stands for gonna die.”“Ahh.”“It’s going to be short posts about fuckin’ shit that makes you wanna die.”“Like fml?” says Gio.“What’s fml?”“Oh, fml started as a blog?!”“Yea.”“Wow, that… Continue reading >GD

>The New York System of Transportation

>               The New York Subway System is the most beautiful system of transit ever conceived. It criscrosses, bumps, hiccups, jumps, stalts, heaves, groans, hisses, weaves, narrows, slows, stops, indefatigably sighs and pumps through day and night, some lines coming more infrequently than others, a surge of borough to borough transportation. I look at it… Continue reading >The New York System of Transportation

>East Williamsburg Art Show

> The Eastern District art gallery off the Morgan stop is having an East Williamsburg show for the next month. The opening party is tonight, with a live DJ, free drinks, and some crazy cool avant garde art. I’ll be there. My friend Aakash Nihalani is going to be exhibiting. Aakash is my neighbor; he… Continue reading >East Williamsburg Art Show

>New York Writers Plot

> Caravaggio’s “The Martyrdom of St. Matthew” (1600)   When I lay in bed after that date, my heart was light and beating like a dog’s foot when he’s dreaming about hunting rabbits. I wanted so badly to lean in and kiss her as she opened her door, lips glistening in the faintest hint of… Continue reading >New York Writers Plot

>What is a Kunstleroman?

>I feel like an explanation is due. For those of you who never studied English literature in college, or who might have forgotten, a kunstleroman is the coming of age story of an artist (see “Kunstler-Hustle” below). This is much like a bildungsroman, which is an ordinary coming of age story.  Kunstleroman comes from the… Continue reading >What is a Kunstleroman?

>Cyber-Spatial Points of Reference

> I am indebted to Guillermo Creus for this project. When Jameson defined postmodernism he wrote, “The political form of postmodernism, if there ever is any will have as its vocation the invention and projection of a global cognitive mapping, on a social as well as a political scale” (54). Obviously, this is the internet,… Continue reading >Cyber-Spatial Points of Reference