I read The Works of Guy de Maupassant by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Leo Wiener today because my father mentioned Guy de Maupassant after reading a short piece of mine titled “Intuit.” No it was not in any direct […]
Zain—my brother—has been most involved with music produciton & music & many other creative ventures since he graduated but he remains one of the most gifted artists I know. Here are some of my favorites of his.
“A paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions, it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes.”— Søren Kierkegaard So there I sat […]
Harper’s Magazine Names Zadie Smith as New Books Columnist “I think a good book review is a place to meet a book on its own terms,” said Smith, “not as an ideological vehicle or an academic plaything. Often people think of […]
A poem from the collection First Stirrings by author David Weedmark. You can find him on twitter at @davidweedmark . What She Said In my final days of the city, choked with the sweat of the summer, I […]
I don’t need another muse strumming my heart; I hear those sad songs in my solitude. I don’t need a hunter lassoing my spirit; It’s hard enough to take flight. I don’t need a detective poking at the […]
“We cling to a fixed idea of who we are and it cripples us. Nothing and no one is fixed.” ~ Pema Chodron Mariana N. Blaser wrote Jealous? Hell, yeah! where she bravely confronts a feeling of jealousy after coming […]
Produced By Pete Rock. Streetball in NYC summers is electric. Red Cafe – Heart and Soul of New York City by K1X from K1X on Vimeo.
“Two-Nine”: A thank you letter to my friends on my birthday in April 2008. “Bud” Professor Bernard Hirsch who often went by “Bud” to faculty and students passed away in August 2006 when I returned from South Africa. I consider […]
Two Nine: A thank you letter to my friends on my birthday in April 2008. “The Ring” As most of you know I wear a platinum ring of a lot of sentimental value on my little finger on my left […]
from april 11th 2009 my favorite place to buy tulips