Randy Burman: Art Reconstructed, Part I D= David R= Randy D     In reference to The United States of Oil piece, do you like to use your art as a vessel to raise social awareness? R    Absolutely; the artwork reflects on the times and the environment that we live in. I guess artists can ignore that, […]

D= David R= Randy D     Thank you for joining us Randy. R     Thank you for having me. D    What was it like growing up in Baltimore? R     Gee whiz. I was very protected as a child. I was raised in a Jewish orthodox family. I didn’t go to school with the rest of the kids […]

Richard Kurtz: The Man Behind the Art, Part I D= David R= Richard R     When I moved to New York in the late 70’s, early 80’s, I went to this gym on 14th street above this restaurant called Luciao’s. It was a real gym, like South Beach boxing, but more real. You had to walk […]

D= David R= Richard D     Thank you Richard, for sitting down with us today. R     Great to be here David as one of the inaugural artists. D     Not just one of the inaugural artists, THE inaugural artist. R     The golden calf to the slaughter (laughter). D   […]

Weekly Writing Challenge: A Pinch of You Recipe for David, Senior Writer at Pork Belly Times Before we start we need: A six foot mold to fit everything into 206 bones (a few may crack over time, but that’s okay) 10 pints of type O- blood Over 100,000 glorious strands of long wavy dark-brown hair […]

What do you do? I’ve been asked that very thing many times at social gatherings and events. It’s always a casual, safe, unassuming way of starting a conversation with a stranger I suppose. The questioner expects to find out about the questionee’s job or occupation. A common variant is: what do you do for a […]