Recent posts

Hey, Where’s the Joy of Cooking?

1 minute read

In the spirit of two years ago, I’ve recently been directed to this list of the 100 Most Influential Books of the Century. The shift in directive — influence...

Hawaii Is Good

less than 1 minute read

for many things. For getting up at 4 am since your body can still be fooled into thinking it’s 9.

Mining the Backlist

1 minute read

I’m one of those folks whose first introduction to Richard Powers was Galatea 2.2, which I suppose is the place that a lot of people start with him. Like Whi...

True Confessions

1 minute read

Okay, time to come clean. I’m in (what I most sincerely hope to be) the end stages of writing a book that focuses on this question of obsolescence, particula...

Opening Day

less than 1 minute read

Here’s the main issue: obsolescence. A forum for exploring it, and for producing it. A space in which to think about the intimate interrelationship of new me...