The Last Word, On Jumel Terrace Books

Welcome to the Dark Ages


Poster by George Horner. Interview by Gildas 30 septembre 2015 KURT THOMETZ : OPEN MIC Welcome To The Dark Ages After spending two years on the main avenues of New York, I decided to try to learn more and more about the small streets. The most beautiful treasures are often hidden. One rainy day in […]

I have succeeded.


Aug. 1st, 2015 Kaputt

After Hours. Jumel Terrace Books, July 4, 2015.



Announcement: Jumel Terrace Books closing Aug 1st.


“Perhaps I may clarify the historical background of the present situation if I say that the first industrial revolution, the revolution of the “dark satanic mills,” was the devaluation of the human arm by the competition of machinery … The modern industrial revolution [i.e., the computer revolution] is similarly bound to devalue the human brain […]

Birthday portrait by Orestis Tsonopoulos. C & Me

At the Morris-Jumel Mansion premiere of 'The Loves of Aaron Burr'.

SwEllington Swing

Rufus "Speedy" Jones Tossing the Salad!

OK, amazing solo by Rufus "Speedy" Jones, drumming for Duke Ellington, begins at :16. Hang in there for the insanity that ensues! Who is your favorite drummer who made a mark pre-1970?See more fun drumming videos from over 100 countries around the world at

Posted by Drum Talk TV on Thursday, May 14, 2015

Indubitably, with Rufus “Speedy” Jones on the drums.

Film Preview, Thurs May 7, Bard Graduate Center. Film Premiere, Thursday May 14, Morris-Jumel Mansion

The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry & Binding presents artist Camilla Huey’s exhibition of striking and original corset portraits of nine literate women whose lives intertwined with the infamous Aaron Burr. The film invites the viewer, as voyeur, to peer indiscreetly into biography and personification through private lives amidst colonial politics, revolutionary and […]

Beat the Devil: Hep C, Harvoni &/or There’s H.I.P. and there’s Hip


April 1st, 2015 Upstaging it being the cat’s birthday comes the startling news that 2 weeks into a 12 week course of Harvoni treatment 30 years accumulation of the Hepatitis C virus in me is “undetectable”.  And on April Fools!  How apropos.  A disease without symptoms cured by a drug without side effects, save its $90,000 […]

Fetishism, Pt. 2. Exercises in Ulterior Design