Joel Allegretti

The door to the room next to my bedroom when I was growing up was always locked. It was the only door in the house that locked from the outside. Not once did I see Mom or Dad—or anyone else—open it. I must have been six ...

Chavisa Woods

Chavisa Woods in conversation with Bernard Meisler. Chavisa Woods is a New York-based literary fiction author, and poet. She is the author of three books. The first, Love Does Not Make Me Gentle or Kind, (2009) is bot...

Robert C. Hardin

The streets were numbered forward and the avenues backward, so that you began at H and walked until you reached the first letter. Then the next avenue, like the first street, began a forward count from one to two and so on....

Darius James

Darius James in conversation with Bernard Meisler. Darius James (aka Dr. Snakeskin) is the author of That's Blaxploitation, a history of Black exploitation cinema, and the renowned cult classic Negrophobia, a raunchy ...

Jim Feast

John Strausbaugh, Victory City: A History of New York and New Yorkers During World War II (New York: Twelve, 2018), 488 pages. John Strausbaugh’s Victory City is a chronicle of New York City right before, during and aft...

Patrick O'Neil

In conversation with Bernard Meisler. Patrick O'Neil began his career as a visual artist, before getting involved with the San Francisco punk rock scene of the '70s and '80s. He worked as a roadie and road manager for the...

John S. Hall

Hosted by Bernard Meisler. John S. Hall is a poet, musician and lawyer. He's a fixture on the downtown NYC poetry scene, and achieved fame in the early '90s with the band he co-founded, King Missile (Jesus Was Way Coo...

Eve Packer

146 she has red hair this girl, in an upsweep, sitting on the third step of the fourth floor in the hall, at 146— big sweat, first rush, head shoulders body back eyes thru ceiling shrugs ‘sometimes you g...

Peter Blauner

In conversation with Bernard Meisler Greetings humans and welcome to the very first Sensitive Skin Magazine Podcast! Our format is simple - your host, Bernard Meisler, will have a 45-minute-or-so conversation with a guest...

Ron Kolm

There was a posting on Facebook on Saturday, January 12th, by Joe Maynard, an old friend, saying that a buddy of ours, Matty Jankowski, had just passed away in Florida. It was a very moving tribute, and it also contained a l...

Jennifer Juneau

A Kind Of Love Story Walking along Avenue A I was kind of drunk It was kind of desolate and kind of late All the stores were kind of closed And there was this guy who kind of looked like you He kind of smiled I kind ...

Jack Hirschman

1. To have this at one’s fingertips, the whole world before one and it not be zero—, that’s the humbling meaning of this revolution one’s a part of and one’s been party to for a long time now, at firs...