Monthly Archives: October 2013


Everyone who has ever written about music has a Lou Reed (1942-2013)  story; mine is about basketball. In the early summer of 2004, I was assigned a QnA with Reed ahead of a Carnegie Hall concert and following the release … Continue reading

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Sports: Fixing the Chicago Baseball Teams

I didn’t write at all about the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox this season because it was too painful.  Usually my distance–I’m in New York–shields me from the hysteria of the Chicago media and allows me to keep an … Continue reading

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