Will Self takes a walk through the banlieues of Paris and is astonished by the prescience of Debord’s 1967 masterpiece, which so accurately describes ‘the shit we’re in’ A small green tent … Continue reading Guy Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle | Will Self
By Alex Ross (New Yorker Magazine) In September, 1974, Bob Dylan spent four days in the old Studio A, his favorite recording haunt in Manhattan, and emerged with the greatest, darkest … Continue reading Bob Dylan’s Masterpiece, “Blood on the Tracks,” Is Still Hard to Find | The New Yorker
This is a re-post from Dennis Mansker’s web site. The original can be found here: http://www.dennismansker.com/ontheroad.htm In 1957, two novels were published that were destined to have a profound effect on … Continue reading Interactive Maps for Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” by Dennis Mansker
So, here I am on my second travelling adventure of the year. I’ve got the bug now. A bit like a latter day Jack Kerouac in search of kicks and … Continue reading My European Musical Adventure Part 1 October 2015
Gigs I’m doing in Florence, Italy at the end of May.
This is a poem/song I wrote in 2005. It was inspired by the name and the view of a restaurant on the island of Skiathos in Greece. I was trying … Continue reading Infinity Blue a poem/song by Kenny Wilson!
The city was a golden sea Where angels played with destiny The clouds were bouncing snowy white And disappeared into the night I came upon a diamond orb That glowed … Continue reading Poem: The City Was a Golden Sea by Kenny Wilson
I had a lovely time visiting London this week. Like New York it is a place that makes me feel good just by being there, walking around! This time I … Continue reading Richard Hamilton Late Works at the National Gallery