November 22, 2023
Thousands of years ago, fishing was relatively simple: a few hunters, a village to feed, a nearby body of water, a spear, a fire, a meal. In the globalized economy, however, one fish often passes through countless hands over thousands of miles from the moment of catch to the grocery store shelf. The human and environmental tolls along the way are about as unfathomable as the ocean itself...
October 25, 2023
Local musicians Bonny June and Ken Kraft answered my phone call in the voices of their alter-egos, Countess June and Count Kraftula. Vampire-vaudeville is not a genre currently on any Billboard charts, but as they told me about the creepy, hilarious songs they’re working on lately, I started to think it could be.