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Still Aways Away

It’s difficult to remember now, deep into the post-Kardashian Age, but — even in the early days of the Internet — it was unusual to write in the first person. I spent years as a young writer trying to convince my then manager that bylines could connect writers to...
The Concrete Broke My Fall

The Concrete Broke My Fall

It was a beautiful morning. The air was cool and damp, brushed by fog.  We set out for school together: Maggie and...

You Are Going To LOVE This

You Are Going To LOVE This

Today, for the fifth time in as many weeks, I opened a newsletter with the subject header, "You are going to LOVE...

Field Of Dreams

Field Of Dreams

Rockford Park is just one hundred steps out our front door. All summer, Abbi has been walking the girls down to a...

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Rescue Mission

Rescue Mission

The last thing I remember, I was running the numbers as I dashed from some nondescript Midtown hotel. How many blocks...

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In Rainbows

In Rainbows

It was always all about the coda. First, the acoustic. Then, DJ Latenight's studio magic: white noise, blips and...

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The Great Escape

The Great Escape

108 years ago next week, Henry Houdini premiered his "Great Escape." The famed magician was handcuffed and shackled,...

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Digging For Fire

"Sometimes, two things are true at the same time. The world is grim and hilarious; the future is bright and...

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This Is Not A Test

This Is Not A Test

Flashback: New York City, January 2020. I planned the "Only You (DJ Latenight Remix)" release for Valentine's Day...

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