Catch My Drift?

Couldn’t be happier to report that my essay, “Catch My Drift?  Situationist Dérive and Urban Pedagogy” has just been published in the Fall 2012 issue of the Radical History Review, edited by Robyn Autry and Daniel J. Walkowitz, on the theme

Catch My Drift?

Couldn’t be happier to report that my essay, “Catch My Drift?  Situationist Dérive and Urban Pedagogy” has just been published in the Fall 2012 issue of the Radical History Review, edited by Robyn Autry and Daniel J. Walkowitz, on the theme

Comments on the Crossing

Planners and a developer want to put a building over the Route 34 Connector in New Haven and the city has broader plans for new surface streets and a Downtown Crossing over the 1950’s highway.  I spoke with Kenneth Gosselin

Comments on the Crossing

Planners and a developer want to put a building over the Route 34 Connector in New Haven and the city has broader plans for new surface streets and a Downtown Crossing over the 1950’s highway.  I spoke with Kenneth Gosselin

paper because

Very interested to find this advertisement at the bottom of the front page of the New York Times business section on June 18, 2012.  The ad shows two hikers in the countryside who have eschewed their mobile phones with their

paper because

Very interested to find this advertisement at the bottom of the front page of the New York Times business section on June 18, 2012.  The ad shows two hikers in the countryside who have eschewed their mobile phones with their

Cheers!

From time to time I watch an old episode of the great American sitcom “Cheers” which takes place in a bar in Boston’s Back Bay.  I am sometimes rewarded with an excellent “establishing shot” of Boston.  Above I have posted

Cheers!

From time to time I watch an old episode of the great American sitcom “Cheers” which takes place in a bar in Boston’s Back Bay.  I am sometimes rewarded with an excellent “establishing shot” of Boston.  Above I have posted

visit to curley’s

I made one of my regular pilgrimages to Curley’s Diner in Stamford, Connecticut, last week and shot this picture with my Pentax MESuper with Kodak 200 film.  I ordered the chicken souvlaki platter which comes with fries, greek salad, soup

visit to curley’s

I made one of my regular pilgrimages to Curley’s Diner in Stamford, Connecticut, last week and shot this picture with my Pentax MESuper with Kodak 200 film.  I ordered the chicken souvlaki platter which comes with fries, greek salad, soup

Jonathan Richman has got Insuring the City

Many of you know that I am a great admirer of the music of Jonathan Richman.  He is from Natick, Massachusetts, and the architecture and urbanism of Boston (and beyond) are important themes in his songs.  Last night I was

Jonathan Richman has got Insuring the City

Many of you know that I am a great admirer of the music of Jonathan Richman.  He is from Natick, Massachusetts, and the architecture and urbanism of Boston (and beyond) are important themes in his songs.  Last night I was

Book Launch!

The book launch for Insuring the City is set and you are invited! THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 7:00 P.M. LAUNCH PARTY: INSURING THE CITY One of the most significant urban developments of the 1950s and 60s, the Prudential Center anchors the

Book Launch!

The book launch for Insuring the City is set and you are invited! THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 7:00 P.M. LAUNCH PARTY: INSURING THE CITY One of the most significant urban developments of the 1950s and 60s, the Prudential Center anchors the

Red House

Abandoned red house at an abandoned race track.

Red House

Abandoned red house at an abandoned race track.

Erected 1894

Brooklyn people:  guess this building!  

Erected 1894

Brooklyn people:  guess this building!  

American Beat site

There has been some action at the American Beat website.  I liked the template that I used there so much that I have brought it back here to my Research Notes!  One of the things I posted there is the

American Beat site

There has been some action at the American Beat website.  I liked the template that I used there so much that I have brought it back here to my Research Notes!  One of the things I posted there is the

road trip

Valley Diner, Route 22, Dover, NY.  coffee, grilled cheese, fries. My 1980 Kawasaki KZ650F, running great.

road trip

Valley Diner, Route 22, Dover, NY.  coffee, grilled cheese, fries. My 1980 Kawasaki KZ650F, running great.

found

postcard from early screening of Next Question, third in the New Haven Trilogy.

found

postcard from early screening of Next Question, third in the New Haven Trilogy.

tinkering

san francisco. circa 2005.  kodak film.

tinkering

san francisco. circa 2005.  kodak film.

Convergence at York Square Cinema

The York Square Cinema on Broadway in New Haven has been gone for several years now, but in 2002 it played host to “Convergence and Other Rituals of the New Haven Green.”  Convergence is the second film in the New

Convergence at York Square Cinema

The York Square Cinema on Broadway in New Haven has been gone for several years now, but in 2002 it played host to “Convergence and Other Rituals of the New Haven Green.”  Convergence is the second film in the New

Canter’s

Canter’s Restaurant on Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, circa 2006.

Canter’s

Canter’s Restaurant on Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, circa 2006.