20 Years of Denver DIY

Vincent Comparetto’s Follow Focus series has released its second book, a visual love-letter to 20 years of Denver DIY, punk-rock, independent art, and all manners of underground community building and celebration. I wrote a small blurb on the theme of “DIY Spaces,” and argue against the overuse of the term “safe space,” as a label which…

Charles D’Ambrosio and Permission to be Unsure

In the face of “fake news,” it feels inappropriate to gracefully accept ignorance and incomplete knowledge, as I feel I must do every time I sit down to write. In the week before Trump’s inauguration, journalist and activist Masha Gessen, as the first controversies and confusions began to simmer, tweeted “We are now fully immersed…