Over the weekend I got to read at the SF Leonard Cohen Festival. I recited a few different things including my poem Italian Girl in Dublin. But I also put together something new for it! If you’re a Leonard Cohen fan, then you know the song “Famous Blue Raincoat” but
The SF Leonard Cohen Festival is a multi-event 3 day celebration of the poetry, literature, and music of the late singer, songwriter, author, and poet. Many of you probably know that I’m a HUGE Leonard Cohen fan, so I am extremely excited not just for this festival, but for the
Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine
We now say goodbye to the year that we said goodbye to many of our most beloved icons in, so it behooves us to take sad stock of the pop culture luminaries lost in 2016. We’ve ranked the most distinguished dearly departed below, to note their immortality in the melancholy
WANNA STAY UP ON ALL THE FREE SHIRTS WE GIVE OUT? MAKE SURE TO FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM! Fuck 2016 for so many reasons. Other than that Cheeto-fingered fuckhole winning the presidency we also lost David Bowie, Phife, Lemmy, Prince, Muhammad Ali, Gene Wilder, and now Leonard Cohen. It’s like half the
Seven years ago I was standing in the crowd under the arcades in St. Mark’s Square in Venice, waiting for the storm to pass. It was a warm August night and I don’t remember if rain had been forecast. The crowd grew restless, more rain could mean that Leonard Cohen,
The best love songs are about mixed emotions because the best loves mix you up. Contrary to healthy relationship wisdom, the person we can never forget tends to be the one who has us pulling our hair out. People don’t write songs about emotionally available non-jealous types. Here are a few backhanded love songs for when your voodoo dolls and bop bags need a break.
There is a Leonard Cohen poem called For Anne that goes like this:
With Annie gone,
whose eyes to compare
with the morning sun?
Not that I did compare,
But I do compare
Now that she’s gone
Spring is almost sprung and it’s the weekend! Looking for something fresh to do? Check out Conspiracy of Beards all the way from San Fran! Conspiracy of Beards is a San Francisco based a cappella choir of 30 men, performing dynamic, original arrangements of the poetic songs of Leonard