M Train, Or Take A Shot Every Time Patti Smith Eats Toast With Coffee

As Patti Smith notes quite aptly in the first sentence of her latest book, M Train, “It’s not so easy writing about nothing.” And yet, she manages to do just that with all the poeticism and grace of a gentleman or socialite. Her scattered upbringing in Chicago, Philadelphia and, finally, Woodbury, New Jersey is perhaps what set the tone for her nomadic existence as an … Continue reading M Train, Or Take A Shot Every Time Patti Smith Eats Toast With Coffee

Ron Kolm Resuscitates 80s New York in Duke & Jill

For anyone who has ever moved to New York with the sort of romantic idea of struggle that seems to exist only in Susan Seidelman movies, yet was disappointed to find a lack of any grit in a post-Bloomberg era, Ron Kolm is the man to help you find your way back to that time you so desperately wanted to be a part of. His … Continue reading Ron Kolm Resuscitates 80s New York in Duke & Jill