This young fellow, who has named himself “M. Figg,” can write! The post below is clever but not shallow, full of perception and feeling — and it made me think about situations I thought I knew by heart. Well worth reading, and you might want to subscribe to his blog, which he titles AESTHETIC, NOT ANESTHETIC.
You can find it here.
Here’s his most recent post, IT RUNS IN THE MUSIC.
No other contemporary writer I know brings together apparently disparate worlds with such knowledge, good humor, and intuition: in his mind and his prose, Jabbo Smith and Handel go out for a good time . . . and we are invited to come along, too.