New York City
Not For One Side Alone
Yesterday morning, the morning after the grand jury failed to return an indictment against Darrell Wilson in Ferguson, MO, I had to appear in family court. My son’s father brought false allegations of “Alienation” (a charge made largely by middle-class white men against middle-class white women and one that is enough to trump anything else…
The Niagara River
An excerpt from the novel High As The Horses’ Bridles, published this week by Henry Holt.
The Undertaking of Danica Novgorodoff
For those of you wondering how Buddha-killer Danica Novgorodoff’s guerrilla art project last weekend turned out… see the gallery above. Danica’s five-foot-tall print of a chapter from her upcoming graphic novel The Undertaking of Lily Chen graced an 130-foot stretch of Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, under the Williamsburg Bridge. Much of it, we’re told, is…
Faith in the Five Boroughs
For your Friday viewing enjoyment, a video from the new documentary series Faith in the Five Boroughs, documenting faith and religion in New York’s immigrant communities. This one is about a woman who has built a large shrine to La Santa Muerte in her home.