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My Education: The NY/SF Poetry Scene in the Aughts April 1, 2014: I miss New York and the poets there and I’ve dreamed (had actual dreams) about stroking through the double doors of the St. Mark’s Poetry Project to silent-movie applause—applause and davening, for Chrissake, as I dash up the aisle to the podium, bobbing in a Salton Sea of undivided attention, and the flaring tips of my Italian sports [...] by

At Home With Richard Hell July 22, 2013: The Wall Street Journal paid a house-call to rocker and poet, Richard Hell, at his apartment on the Lower East Side to find out what makes him feel cozy. He's lived at his current spot since 1975. As told to WSJ's Marc Myers, Hell explained: I live with my wife, Sheelagh, in a two-bedroom tenement apartment in the East Village. The [...] by

Creaturely Smegma: Richard Hell Reviews Ariana Reines March 21, 2012: Why does this feel unreal? It's a great match. Richard Hell reviews Coeur de Lion and Mercury, both by Ariana Reines, in Bookforum's current issue. Hell also talked with Reines about...lots of stuff. It gets a little dirty: Reines, riffing on themes of Coeur, expanded, “There’s also the kind of creaturely smegma of living in your [...] by

Tales of Evil Kitty November 25, 2009: The Museum of Modern Art here in Nu Yawk has a small exhibit on Manhattan’s downtown music scene during the late seventies and early eighties up at the moment, and I found myself strolling through it with various family members last week.  Some interesting materials are to be found in the show, particularly on the video side, though it has a [...] by