Like the photos on this site? Most were lovingly captured by talented photographer Tim Carpenter. His site has lots more, too. He’s also very cute. And smart. And a good friend. He shows his stuff at a little gallery in Nolita. Buy one today.

Willamette Week is where I worked for many years as a writer and editor. Good paper, great city.

The National Arts Journalism Program at Columbia University hosted me as a fellow. Don't make any jokes about the word fellow; I've heard them all. Anyway, an amazing organization that unfortunately doesn't offer the fellowship anymore.

Jason Gross puts out a thoughtful online magazine dissecting music called Perfect Sound Forever.

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