Category Archives: Music

The Night Stephen King Spoke in Washington, DC

Last Wednesday evening, I attended a 90-minute talk by Stephen King at George Washington University in Washington, DC. It was an amazing opportunity–exactly the kind of opportunity I had been waiting for ever since I picked up my first Stephen … Continue reading

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Passion and Aging – What Does it Mean to Get Older?

My 86-year-old grandmother died last week. She had been sick since earlier this year; I traveled up to New York in February to say goodbye. Yet still she soldiered on for many months with my parents caring of her, visiting … Continue reading

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Lou Reed: In Memory of a Rock-and-Roll Animal

Here it is, the evening of October 27, and my wife has chased me out of our apartment and told me to go grab a beer. Lou Reed died a few hours ago and it’s been really difficult to get … Continue reading

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