December 2014

The Case for Curious Professionals

I will love David Byrne until my heart stops (for those of you who are Talking Heads noobs, that was a reference to their zeitgeist-summarizing, “This Must Be the Place.” The fan service will only get worse from here.). Naturally, this would probably seem like a bad investment (“Uh-Oh, Love… {Read More}

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The Trigonometry of Samba: An Analysis of Brazilian Rhythm

As I carefully cut through the tape enveloping the cardboard box, I knew at once that I’d made what one might call an error of pragmatism. By the end of the day, I concluded that I was an idiot. It was a stupid mistake, all the more so because I… {Read More}

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