John Goodman: The New Yorker Festival 9 October 2016

My third and final day of the New Yorker Festival started with an interview of John Goodman by Lawrence Wright at the Acura at SIR Stage 37. This time I got off at the closest subway station but still had some distance to walk since the room is past 10th Avenue on 37th Street. As […]

Flavors of Mexico: The New Yorker Festival 8 October 2016

On Saturday both New Yorker Festival events that I was attending were free. One led into the other – the first focusing on Mexican food and the second on mezcal. Both events touched on Day of the Dead celebrations. The events took place at Casa Neta, a mezcaleria and tequileria serving small plates in the […]

Jason Isbell: The New Yorker Festival 7 October 2016

From the David Letterman interview I walked across 23rd Street to the east side and the Gramercy Theater to see Jason Isbell interviewed by John Seabrook for the New Yorker Festival. This time I had MasterCard preferred seating and got a seat in the fourth row. Since it’s a club, a lot of people were […]