ARTICLES BY nicholasg
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Unknown Pleasures, Luxury Poverty

Nicholas Grider

02.16.16

Nicholas Grider examines the lines between poverty and luxury in the context of his having bought a pair of Beats headphones while on the verge of homelessness.

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Half Out Where

Nicholas Grider

07.23.15

How do we begin to talk about work that we can barely begin to identify the direction of?

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Will Work for Money to Enter Literary Contests

Nicholas Grider

06.25.15

Nicholas Grider tunes in with an attempt at opening new discussion of how literary submission fees affect who gets published and why.

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from THE BOOK OF FORMER WISDOM

Nicholas Grider

03.27.15

“Or the fuzz is neither in your head or in your life, but in the DMZ between the two.” An excerpt from Nicholas Grider’s The Book of Former Wisdom.

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On Bjork’s Vulnicura

Nicholas Grider

01.26.15

Nicholas Grider takes a look at the emotional heft of Bjork’s latest.

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Lost Scripts and Misbehavior

Nicholas Grider

01.12.15

Impromptu communication can be complicated for the autistic, and even more so when trying to get involved in something as formal as converting to Judaism.

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Probably)

Nicholas Grider

12.24.14

What does “So have yourself a merry little Christmas now” actually mean? Nicholas Grider takes a personal peer into the nature of a Christmas spent alone.

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The New Set of Teeth You Don’t Know How to Grow

Nicholas Grider

12.08.14

Lamb’s latest album, Backspace Unwind, provides emotional clarity and foundation for Nicholas Grider during trying times.

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Unequal Temperament: A Review of Aphex Twin’s SYRO

Nicholas Grider

11.03.14

A historical and aesthetic-driven look at the context and affect of the first album appearing from Aphex Twin’s Richard D. James following more than a decade of silence.

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Disconnection Notice

Nicholas Grider

09.15.14

Nicholas Grider provides thoughtful consideration of how autism affects his reading and his writing.