My Art of Interrupting Interrupting Art [The Creative Process]

At the risk of sounding snotty, on this wonderfully dreary Saturday afternoon, I was catching up on my Paris Reviews, by polishing off Issue 203, and listening to NYC’s classical music station WQXR’s online contemporary station, Q2, and discovered Nico Muhly‘s I Drink The Air Before Me: Music Under Pressure 3. ” I Drink the Air Before […]

The Lenten Nietzsche begins. “On The Three Metamorphoses”

Over the years, I have worked on a collection of (un)timely essays, Lenten reflections upon Friedrich Nietzsche’s Thus Spake Zarathustra, his anti-gospel. Surprising to some, Nietzsche is often a favorite “atheologian” for those of us trained in the theological arts. The son of a preacher man (a Lutheran pastor), Nietzsche knew his Christianity well, having […]