If You Want to View Paradise

“In high school, I wrote a musical.” Matt Marrone recalls a glorious time and pays tribute to Gene Wilder.


Rookie of the Year: All Things Must Pass

Matt is wrestling with letting his beloveds go.

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Food Issue – Thoughts Recap Part 1 of 3

Let’s take a look at some defining childhood moments, drinking the day away at a children’s park and not finishing what you start. Those are three separate stories, by the way.


True Love Leaves

And so that time and that loss informs, too, the new “True Love Waits.” No longer is it a Hail-Mary plea, but a postmortem.


The Message, Received

Matt Marrone recounts his history with fiction podcasts, starting with Welles’ 1938 War of the Worlds and ending with the 2015 The Message.


Rookie of the Year: The Scariest, Saddest Song of 2016

“What happens when you can’t even remember those favorite things that make you not feel so bad?” Matt Marrone on the horror of Daughter’s first track of 2016.