Tag Archives: Life

From the Archives: At WSJ on Henry Threadgill

NEW YORK CULTURE A Jazz Man With His Own Vocabulary Once Confined to the Margins of the Scene, Henry Threadgill Returns to the Stage By Martin Johnson Updated Nov. 9, 2010 12:01 a.m. ET For a quarter century beginning in … Continue reading

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From the Archives: At WSJ on Susan Fales Hill

I miss the old WSJ Greater NY section. Uptown Girl Turns Writer About Town By Martin Johnson Updated July 27, 2010 12:01 a.m. ET Parties to launch first novels are often hard-scrabble affairs in spartan settings serving inexpensive wine. But … Continue reading

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The Rebranding Project

I write…a lot. I write about music, mostly jazz. I write about sports, mostly basketball (though drill down deep enough here and you’ll find a late 2014 piece that correctly called the rise of the Chicago Cubs). I write about … Continue reading

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Life on Aisle 2: This is What Plan C Looks Like. Episode 16, The Big Picture

In which, I begin to envision a life outside of working all the time. It’s at Medium View story at Medium.com

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Life on Aisle 2: This is What Plan C Looks Like, Episode 15. Friday Night Lights

Aisle 2, Episode 15.  Sometimes I think work is my religion.  Sometimes I think determination is. Here is it at Medium https://medium.com/@martinjohnson_76387/life-on-aisle-2-episode-15-friday-night-lights-b0ec5926b9d0

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Life on Aisle 2: This is What Plan C Looks Like. Episode 14 My Body My Self

Ah, the vagaries of aging, resisting it, and toxic workplaces.  All of it contained here. Yes, at Medium View story at Medium.com

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Life on Aisle 2: This is What Plan C Looks Like, Episode 13 Dreams Die Hard

Am I still really a journalist?  Are my dreams still legit or just a foolish fantasy.  More existential musings amid the craft beer aisle of a New York City fancy grocery store. It’s at Medium   View story at Medium.com … Continue reading

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