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The Sound That Wasn’t There

The following is an excerpt from a piece I recently wrote for the online journal Wake about Pittsburgh’s quiet influence on American popular music over the past 150 years. “Usually, midsized American cities invade the national musical landscape when several … Continue reading

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Requests and Protests: XXIV

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Skies: XI

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Requests and Protests: XVII

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The Alphabet: B

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Housekeeping

It’s been brought to my attention that the Abandoned Shoes Map seemed to be trending away from map-ness. So I’ve created a new category: The Gallery of Local Nouns. Enjoy!

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Exciting News

Since this is my 100th post, I decided to save it for some big news: I wrote a book. For the past few years, I’ve been working on a story called “How the Room Came to Smell Like a Rose.” … Continue reading

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