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Hi there, I'm Nick. I'm a writer, editor, content manager and overall communications super-utility player. I work at a college during the day and keep myself busy otherwise.

Music writing

The years and miles lead Pearl Jam to triumph on Dark Matter. ...

Sweep It Into Space is just the most recent triumph from Dinosaur Jr. ...

Frampton Comes Alive! is still a winner. ...

Band on the Run, an early favorite stripped to its rough essence. ...

Ty Segall’s Three Bells puts freedom ahead of genres and styles. ...

The journey’s in the detours and the details with The Smile’s Wall of Eyes. ...

Sports writing

Slava Fetisov, breaking out from the crowd. ...

Patrice Bergeron's defining moment. ...

All the magic and flash of Sergei Samsonov. ...

David Pastrnak and the ghosts of the Big Bad Bruins...

Bringing scale to Wayne Gretzky's greatness. ...

Bill Russell: Basketball as a profession. ...

Recent graphics

Finding Wildflowers  Patrice Bergeron  30 Nights with Pearl Jam  Wayne Gretzky - The Great One  Led Zeppelin in the Studio