December 1, 2011 at 4:19 pm by Jonah Rank
Despite a lively live performance of “Amelia Bright” 11 years ago, Darren Jessee’s song has died and returned to life. An exploration of the artistic imperative of techiyyat hammetim–the “resurrection” of dead art.
November 21, 2011 at 1:14 pm by Jonah Rank
Dave Matthews Band’s final album with the late LeRoi Moore asks why we suffer, if we can seek justifications, and what we can do in the face of tragedy.
March 3, 2011 at 7:05 pm by Jonah Rank
What can one pop song remind us of those who not with us? Is anyone really ever NOT with us?
October 25, 2010 at 10:30 am by Jonah Rank
How can art resurrect the dead? The Scottsboro Boys revived the eponymous subjects, as well as one beloved writer.