Music for Cats of All Kinds

By: Matthew Battles

We’ve been reading news today about music composed for monkeys. Most animals don’t respond to music. But is that because music per se is incomprehensible to them, or because it’s customarily created from the spectrum […]

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Miles Davis

By: Greg Rowland

MILES DAVIS (1926-91) was the son of a dentist, but visited a primal Oedipal rebellion upon the smug bourgeois sadism of his father’s profession. A dentist, as you know, uses your mouth to cause you […]

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Hilo Heroes, May 24-30


HAPPY BIRTHDAY, this week, to the following high-, low-, no-, and hilobrow heroes. Click here for more HiLo Hero birthdays. MAY 24 I know it’s a bold claim, but JOSEPH BRODSKY (1940-96) just might be […]

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