Kurt Keefner's Writings
Still looking for a home
We all love the music we love and we believe that it tells the world something about us. An opportunity once arose for me to put this theory to the test. I used to know a musician named Dirk Douglas, who died unexpectedly in June 2000. His mother, familiar with my interest in music, gave me his entire CD library. I don't think he'd mind if I spoke frankly,...
Want to know what Quentin Tarantino and Ronald Reagan have in common? Read my essay "The Pretender: An American Epidemic." It is one of a series of essays in culture criticism that I have been working on. Most of my published pieces have...
Kurt’s Favorite Books
The Fountainhead, The Chaneysville Incident, North and South (Gaskell), Orality and Literacy (Ong), The Philsophy of Composition (Hirsch), Henry 3 (Krumgold)