The View Beyond the Rope

Samuel Butler looked at the large maple-wood clock and smiled one last time before blowing out the candles so that his wife could sleep. It was forty minutes after nine o’clock and he had yet to put the girls to bed. He himself was not tired and had taken it upon himself to set aside [...]

The Land of Nod

“Larry,” Glenn said, “I know what this means for you, but I want to die.” Larry and Glenn were brothers and although they often annoyed one another they were as close as two brothers could be, so naturally Larry was terrified to hear this. Not because it was the first time Glenn had mentioned killing [...]

the Jazz June at Brownies, NYC, 2000.

This footage was shot in NYC in the summer of 2000 at Brownies, a once great rock club that closed its doors in 2002.  This show was a precursor to the Medicine tour, which kicked off a few weeks later.

BEDTIME STORIES: with Ernest Miller Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Illinois.  On July 2, 1961, he shot himself in the head with one barrel of a double-barrel shotgun at his home in Ketchum, Idaho.  Hemingway's wife, Mary, told authorities that his death was accidental, and occurred as the author was cleaning the weapon. Although Hemingway [...]

for my friends (and for all those who never got off the boat).

*Recorded at 73 Bushwick Ave in Brooklyn in the Spring of 2004.