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Thursday, November 01, 2007

Renaissance Man

Sufjan Stevens:
> Songwriter extraordinaire.
> Analyzer of Brooklyn-Queens Expressway detritus.
> Philosopher of highways and hula hoops.

3 comments:

applegac said...

At my bookstore yesterday, I saw that he wrote an introduction to the Eggers-edited volume of the 2007 Best Non-Required Reading. I didn't read the intro, but for me it seemed quite a stretch, intended to make this book seem even more hip. But now it appears Stevens isn't just a musician and songwriter at all...

teague said...

And actually, I think he has performed at benefit concerts for some youth writing center nonprofit that Eggers founded, so that makes sense.

(Ah yes, here's the event, and the writing center.)

Hopefully someday people will be talking about things that are Applegarth-assembled.

teague said...

Oops, forgot to include that second url. Here's the link to the writing center.