• Attending a Crime-Writing Convention: "New York State of Crime"

    Last year’s crime-fiction convention was held in Cleveland, Ohio. This year’s convention was hosted in Albany, New York, which is fitting: compared with the rest of the US, the crime rate here is more than double.

  • Judging Nite Moves' Artistic Merit in the Flesh

    There is a gentleman’s entertainment venue on the outskirts of Albany called Nite Moves that has been in the news recently for fighting the New York State Tax Tribunal. The Tribunal claims the club does not host dancing of fine artistic merit, and...