How can a person separate a piece of art they enjoy or admire from the personal life of its creator? I have been mulling over this question for years now, since a musician whose work I eagerly devoured was accused of being a statutory rapist. I watched in confusion as he made a weak denial… Continue reading Feet Of Clay – About Separating The Art From The Artist
The following was written on August 6, 2015, and posted to ktmcveigh.com I have been toiling 6 days a week at a Panera Bread in Ithaca, New York. The job gave my first few months after graduating college a schedule, and a sense of purpose that I had already started to… Continue reading Panera Head
The following was written on May 11, 2013, and posted to ktmcveigh.com I’m still 19. I took a break from my final Art & Architecture essay to grab a coffee across the street. The air in the city was electric and sticky in anticipation of a coming storm. I watched the wall across from my… Continue reading 19
The following was written on February 27, 2013, and posted to my old blog. Consider it my first post on here! I’m sitting in the New York Public Library, in the room where the iconic scenes from Ghostbusters and The Day After Tomorrow were filmed. It’s pleasantly quiet, with nothing but the echoes of squeaking… Continue reading From The Library
The following was written on March 12, 2013, and posted to ktmcveigh.com I hung out with Steve Roggenbuck and a bunch of other great poets tonight in Brooklyn, and I feel so alive. Steve began his set by reciting this excerpt from the Preface to Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman: This is what you… Continue reading Interview with someone who is currently alive: what’s it like? It’s fucking beautiful.
Yesterday, I wrote this post because I wanted to appreciate what a great day I was having. I found a talent for a show the production company I intern for is working on, and my bosses were very happy with me. My other assignment for the day was to work on a logo, and I… Continue reading ☺