Art & Fashion

10th Annual Stand Up For Heroes

10th Annual Stand Up For Heroes

by: Michael Shields1 A star-studded evening where the true guests of honors were the soldiers who have given so much to the country they served……

Self-Consciousness and Art

When killing yourself is beautiful…   Words and header art (entitled “Reaching”) by: Cristina Rutkowski My mother left The Return of the King soundtrack in…

A Night with Knausgaard

A Night with Knausgaard

by: Michael Shields A revelatory evening with an international literary star…  Writing can be demanding. It can be a gut-wrenching experience, as you attempt to…

David and Katie Get Re-Married

David and Katie Get Re-Married

by: Michael Shields David and Kate are getting married….again, for all the wrong reasons. David and Katie met in school at Sarah Lawrence College. No one,…

Girl in a Band: Reviewed

Girl in a Band: Reviewed

by: Douglas Grant Kim Gordon’s memoir is a hard hitting, honest look into the Sonic Youth guitarist’s life and times… Sometimes we think we know…

Constellations

by: Michael Shields A new Broadway production starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson takes you on a cosmic journey of the heart…. “Our senses tell…

My Struggle

My Struggle

by: Michael Shields Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle, a portrait of our collective existence….. My childhood wasn’t unique in the grand scheme of things. Undoubtedly, there were…

Ian & Pat

by: Michael Shields The World’s Greatest Friendship makes its Broadway debut….. Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart (Yes, both knighted by Queen Elizabeth!) met…