5 Art Projects That Will Blow Your Mind

The famous yet elusive street artist Banksy is doing an open air residency in New York this month that’s drawing a lot of attention, and rightly so. It’s provocative, funny and gratingly smart. I’ve always enjoyed his work, and I like that a lot of people are getting turned on to him. As someone who…

50 Reasons Why Jazz Musicians are Cooler than Poets

(Note: This list was originally published January 6, 2012 at GotPoetry.com.) This is sort of a “Poetry Is Doomed” column addendum. People love digging up my old articles and finding stuff I said I’d do but didn’t. To wit, in the third installment of my “Poetry Is Doomed” column I very casually mentioned that there…