Kinko’s Chronicles


One morn­ing short­ly after we moved to LA, my wife was mak­ing copies at Kinko’s, when this sweet man in his ear­ly sev­en­ties, com­plete­ly unself­con­scious, per­haps even a lit­tle defi­ant of how, in our para­noid cen­tu­ry num­ber 21, his actions might be a lit­tle icky to a young mom, struck up a con­ver­sa­tioin with my then two-year-old son.

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A Road to Damascus


A Road to Dam­as­cus, pub­lished by Tamyras, is avail­able in Beirut start­ing June 2016.

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The Craft of Cinematography

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Some behind-the-scenes from The Craft of Cin­e­matog­ra­phy, a class I taught at the Amer­i­can Uni­ver­si­ty in Dubai.

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The Shadows Within

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Three Past Two Haiku

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Five bro­ken pen­cils, one by one their leads snap off. Only words remain.

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I miss the view from my par­ents’ rooftop.

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