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Elizabeth Nelson

Timothy Bracy and Elizabeth Nelson are two of Brooklyn's most persistent gadabouts.

Shock Treatment and Awe: The Divided City of Lou Reed's Mind

Lou Reed is, of course, an all-time great rock and roll songwriter and vital inspiration to generations of artists. David Bowie, The Feelies, Yo La Tengo-these are just a few of the enormously huge number deeply indebted to his work and aesthetic.

Three Men and an Abortion

For individuals of a certain age range and demographic who grew up in the 1970s and 80s, it is nearly impossible to overstate how comprehensively our minds were fucked by sitcoms.

DAZED AND ABUSED: THE HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE AS INSTITUTIONAL HELL

Legend has it that the 1984 faux-documentary This is Spinal Tap rendered the experience of a touring rock band so effectively that many audiences believed it to be 100% factual.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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