Posts Tagged: Tori Amos

Daniel Felsenfeld | Rumpus Music

A Year In The Life: Premiere Perseveration


I once, years ago, sat next to a colleague at a premiere, and as the lights dimmed I whispered, “Why do I do this to myself?” And yet, I persist. ...more

Albums of Our Lives: Tori Amos’ Boys for Pele


Boys For Pele came out around the time I lost my virginity.  This was a very sensitive time in my life, because I knowingly had bad sex with a more experienced partner, and my failure to give her any pleasure resulted in her leaving me for her older, handsomer, and cooler ex-boyfriend who threatened to kick my ass after I obsessively called her dozens of times.