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Pardon my dust

We are living in an age of mass incarceration. In the United States alone, the prison population has swelled to over two million, enabled, in part, by the construction of so-called “megaprisons,”  built en masse in the late 20th century.  Read more »

One finger exercise

loser-gilfryDavid Lang is, per The New Yorker, a “postminimalist enfant terrible,” best known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning little match girl passion. I am not familiar with his work, but the little match girl was extolled to me in the highest terms by a total stranger on the subway platform (Nevins Street) going home from the loser, and in New York there can be no more exalted gospel.  Read more »