On April 3, 2013, The Straddler met historian and journalist Henry Wiencek at a café in the historic 30th Street Station in Philadelphia to discuss his most recent examination of the American Founders’ engagement with slavery.
by Ilya Kilger
“Soon the girl begins to furrow her brow, to frown; then she is moving again, an object in her hands, an empty space behind her.”
James Wrona On May 10, 2013, The Straddler met journalist and author Kim Ghattas at a Dupont Circle café in Washington, D.C., to discuss her new book, The Secretary: A Journey With Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power (Times Books, 2013).
Louis Fuertes’ Sharp-Shinned Hawk Fuertes told his students, “Start with the deepest darks, and paint the rest of the bird from these first marks.
The monument’s an object, yet those decorations, Carelessly nailed, looking like nothing at all, Give it away as having life, and wishing; Wanting to be a monument, to cherish something.