The Genetically Modified Guitarist: Genetic Enhancement, Musical Experience, and the Good Art Gene

The following article originally appeared in The Gadfly, Columbia University’s Undergraduate Philosophy Journal. In an episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast (5/16/2009) dealing with the topic of genetic enhancement, host Nigel Warburton poses a thought experiment to his guest, philosopher Allen Buchanan, in… Continue Reading

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Marnie Stern Shreds

Back in October, Marnie Stern’s dense guitar work, frenetic energy, and idiosyncratic songcraft grabbed my attention. While sounding of her time, she also sounded unique and fresh. I made a mental note of her, but didn’t investigate further until coming… Continue Reading

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