Author Archives: mchylak

Recommended Read: “Dark Matter” by Blake Crouch

What’s it mean to be you? That’s the premise of a stunningly plotted sci-fi thriller that interrogate the common fears we all have about our life’s journey. Continue reading

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Poem: “Anti Muse”

All my favorite songs used to be about myself… Continue reading

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Recommended Read: “Williamsburg Shorts” by Lucio Zago

Lucio Zago’s vibrant graphic novel is a collection of short, punchy stories that preserves the local history of Brooklyn for the last quarter of a century. Continue reading

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Recommended Read: “Twilight of the Gods” by Steven Hyden

For a book is subtitled “a journey to the end of classic rock”, Hyden focuses more on the journey rather than the genre’s seemingly inescapable destination. Continue reading

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Recommended Read: “All the Pieces Matter” by Jonathan Abrams

As detailed in this oral history, The Wire moves in narrative cycles, underscoring that all of this has happened before and all of it will happen again.  Continue reading

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6 Emerging Artists to Watch in 2019

Diverse musicians who haven’t yet put out a full-length project but seem poised for greatness in 2019. Continue reading

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Matt Chylak’s Top 10 Albums of 2017

Here are ten albums from 2017 that created worlds of their own for me. Maybe they can do that for you too. Continue reading

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