Driving over the Golden Gate Bridge, heading out of SF into Marin (21 March 2012)
[song on radio: Jackson C Frank — “October”]
“And tell each other how we sang
To keep the dark away”
Video of one of my favorite people in the whole world—former student, current friend, & stellar writer Lorelei Lee—reading my work & her own at Evan Karp’s Under The Influence series, in which writers & artists perform work by one of their major artistic influences then perform a piece of their own work that channels that influence.
(This was among the most moving experiences of my life. No joke.)
Godspeed, Lou Reed. You were king of them all.
Essay: “What Lou Reed Taught Me”