Bootlegging Jane’s Addiction

In this personal essay, Aaron Gilbreath considers the impact a live Jane’s Addiction recording has had on him, and the effect heroin had on the band’s — and his own — creativity.

Source: Longreads
Published: Nov 13, 2017
Length: 25 minutes (6,465 words)

The Tears of Denis Johnson

The writer showed his students and friends how to remain an artist, even when one becomes a kind of cult figure.

Source: Longreads
Published: Jun 16, 2017
Length: 18 minutes (4,500 words)

Come Hear My Song

A night at the San Joaquin Valley’s last historic honky-tonk.

Source: Longreads
Published: Jun 11, 2015
Length: 17 minutes (4,437 words)