Going Over the Mountain with Charles Manson OR Why We Love Reading About Evil

April 29, 2014

So, the other morning I was driving over Mont-Royal – going to get my morning coffee – noticing the budding, traumatized leaves trying to push their way through after this difficult winter – and it was beautiful. And I was listening to: Charles Manson. Well, actually, I was listening to Terry Gross of NPR’s Fresh… Read More

I’M A POD-HEAD

May 11, 2013

The other night at dinner, I asked some people which podcasts they listen to. The conversation went something like this: “What are podcasts?” “You know, POD-casts.” “You mean, those things on the left of iTunes that no one ever clicks on?” I’m what ‘they’ call, a ‘pod-head.’ I can’t get a cup of coffee without… Read More