Basically, I'm your average New York Jew, the latest in multiple generations of odd birds whose recent history evokes a timeline of shtetl-living, Holocaust-surviving, creatively minded modern-American East Coast tradition. As you'll read throughout this haphazardly assembled self-homage of a personal website, I've had the surreal privilege of writing about and/or editing other peoples' writing about many of the things and people I love for some incredible audiences. Drop me a line sometime if you think we should work together. Twitter's a solid place to start. Also, my LinkedIn profile's pretty snazzily up to date, and probably more succinct and comprehensive than any particular page on this site. The Internet is awesome.

And here is a video that I think best sums up a lot of things.