Monthly Archives: March 2015

Stage Names: Portland Stage sees “Red”; so should you.

PORTLANDĀ — My artist friends often express surprise when they learn that once, in what now seems like another lifetime, I was a soldier. My response to this reaction is always the same: “Soldiers and artists might just be the last true romantics left; they have far more in common than what’s on the surface.” While […]

“Forests fear me!”…the complete Erik Larson interview on “Dead Wake,” only in the BDN!

    One of the beautiful things about being an independent journalist is that often you get to work on projects where you are left with tons of unused material, particularly from interviews. I found myself in this boat – no pun intended – with interview material I have from New York TimesĀ bestselling author Erik […]