Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Party’s Over

Ever since election night, we’ve been hearing about how “demographics” were the key to President Obama’s victory. Republicans, we’re being told, are having to wake up to a new America — an America that includes a heck of a lot … Continue reading

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Hip-Hop: Past, Present, and Future

This week I had the great pleasure and honor of sitting on a panel at Phillips Exeter about the past, present, and future of Hip-Hop. Erik Wade moderated the discussion; we were joined by Stephany Rose and John Daves. Beautiful … Continue reading

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An Interview with Samir Biscevic

  Today, a link to a wonderful recent “Chicago Talks” interview with my dear friend Samir Biščević, a Bosnian-American artist, now living in Chicago. Samir’s paintings have been exhibited recently to mark 20 years since the beginning of the siege … Continue reading

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