Category: Culture, High & Low

Bruce Langhorne, RIP

Bruce Langhorne, best known as the inspiration for Bob Dylan’s “Mr. Tambourine Man” but best loved (by me, anyway) for his extraordinary score for Peter Fonda’s 1971 acid Western The Hired Hand, a beautiful meditatio...

Don’t Miss This Book

Front Porcher Rob Grano has a lovely little review of John Lewis-Stempel’s The Running Hare: The Secret Life of Farmland. It’s over at The University Bookman. Here’s a taste: “Really: I just want the birds back.̶...

Some Thoughts on Leonard Cohen – Going Home

Grand Rapids, MI Leonard Cohen has done his last show, composed his last song, and breathed his last breath. When the news popped up on the screen of my laptop that Leonard Cohen had died, I reflexively pulled down the old CD and played “Ha...