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An Interview With Dennis Franz

Given the fact that “NYPD Blue” has been on for 12 years, can you describe how your character has changed and evolved over that time. Well, 12 years out of … Continue reading

August 1, 2008 · Leave a comment

On Franz As Sipowicz

On March 1, NYPD Blue hung up its badge after 12 splendid seasons at the center of ABC’s play-list. This brings to a wistful end an era in which America was blessed to witness … Continue reading

August 1, 2008 · Leave a comment

“January 20, 2008”

(earlier) Tonight found This map To John Stewart’s house (who) Is John Stewart?  (song) Writer of lost Guitar moons (who) I visited Upon occasion (funny) I hadn’t seen This map … Continue reading

August 1, 2008 · Leave a comment

“On Robert Blake”

Earlier this month, Robert Blake was acquitted of murder charges in the death of his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley. During these past 4 years, Blake has invested every breath and … Continue reading

August 1, 2008 · Leave a comment

On the Road & Pageantry

Kerouac’s Original Scroll Featuring Actress Melanie Minichino Ms. Liberty International Audio Books Noted Cooking Books Ten Minutes With Chef Walter Staib Automotive Texts ON THE ROAD: The Original Scroll. Jack … Continue reading

January 1, 2008 · 1 Comment

“Saxophone Man”

I. Van Morrison wailed (his) Lips in To long White flowers (blew) His saxophone Into the Electric lungs Of song (the) Rippled feathers Of echoes (come) Alive to talk (the) … Continue reading

July 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Eye On the Independents

re: BACH. Lara St. John. Sony Classical. If there’s one word that might describe Lara St. John — it’s “guts.” How many other classical violinists would dare to invite pedal steel guitar … Continue reading

May 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Folk-Poet John Stewart Still Going Strong After 40 Years

John Stewart has been writing songs for over 40 years, dating back to 1960, when he fronted the folk band, The Cumberland Three. The sweet lyricism of Stewart’s writing had … Continue reading

November 1, 2003 · Leave a comment

Anoushka Shankar & the Sitar: In Conversations With God

Hearing Anoushka Shankar perform live is a transcendental experience. These excerpts are from my notes written during her April 26, 2002 performance at Southern Oregon State University in Ashland, Oregon. … Continue reading

November 1, 2003 · Leave a comment
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