Indy Perro

Is There Culture Without Stuff and Things?

A Touch of Context I’ve noticed a trend away from stuff and things. Contemporary architecture and interior design utilize sleek designs and sparse furniture. Shopping malls, the bizarre bazaars of bygone days, have all but disappeared. Decluttering has entered the cultural conversation as an aspirational value. Many pay the cost of an album, a video, …

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The Long-Legged Fly by James Sallis

Summary: Through four vignettes, each occurring in a different decade and a different era of his life, Private Investigator Lew Griffin searches New Orleans for meaning, connection, understanding, and lost souls. The Long-Legged Fly contains the complexity of an ancient myth, the depth of a philosophical treatise, the heart of the best of American literature, and the …

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