On Lanston Hughes’ “Harlem”
Author Archives: Christoph
Beauty Pill’s Blue Period
A consistent theme of my late thirties is that I’m discovering or appreciating bands that I could’ve already loved in my twenties.
To Remember Tyre Nichols
Remember the skateboarding video. Never forget the what led to the other footage.
Etel Adnan: Writing Is Another Form of Drawing
On the Lenbachhaus exhibition and her books.
The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida by Shehan Karunatilaka
“All stories are recycled and all stories are unfair.”
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
2022 was, for many of us, sometimes very lovely, sometimes very difficult.
If you can’t stand for right, you just stand for wrong.
When I first heard Can’t Stand by John-Allison Weiss, the song hit different.
Books I’ve Read July-September 2022
It’s been a long year, and there is still a lot of year waiting to deteriorate. I’m trying get back into the habit of not only reading, but of reading and writing about it.
I Need Reminders
Laying in a comfy chair on my balcony, half in the shade, half in the sun, with a good book, a perfectly lovely summer Sunday. And yet. I’m not supposed to be here, I’m supposed to be on the road to Stuttgart to see Touche Amore live in Stuttgart, a band that has been tremendously …
A Woman’s Life by a Guy
Guy de Maupassant’s novel points at the privilege to just live and the nothingness the nobility makes of it.