Track-by-Track “Tell Me a Story”

This track gets a tiny bit political -- or at least takes a look at some concerns I have about the way we, as a culture, discuss weighty issues. Essentially, "Tell Me a Story" is about the vapid nature of the infotainment that passes for news in our world. "We play this game, you and…Read more Track-by-Track “Tell Me a Story”

Beyond the Maze: An Interview with Astronauts of Antiquity

Listening to Astronauts of Antiquity is like stepping into a potential not-too-distant future right out of Black Mirror or a darker episode of Doctor Who. Take their hip-hop flavored 2016 single “Paradise” featuring rapper Deploi, for example. Strong beats and catchy hooks give way to a vision of a dystopian paradise where profits take precedence…Read more Beyond the Maze: An Interview with Astronauts of Antiquity

Donald Trump and Kurt Vonnegut’s Man in the Hole Narrative

If you're at all like me, you spent a good hour or so yesterday trying to follow Donald Trump's rambling press conference. While we can certainly debate the merits or lack thereof of his arguments against the media and his own assessment of his first month in office, one thing that struck me as I…Read more Donald Trump and Kurt Vonnegut’s Man in the Hole Narrative