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TGIF with Tom and Laura

Fantastic time today as a guest with this crazy crew of Tom Ragu, Laura Spaeth & DJ Chauncy.  I look forward to going back.  The conversation was varied and fascinating about pop music, poetry, my photo book, I did a…

The Charmed Life...

I am excited to announce that I am filming an indy feature this June.  Shooting is in New Orleans and nearby Baton Rouge, Louisiana in early June... My character is an hilarious and dangerous ne’er do well.  It is a…

Magnolia Blooms - Spring Official

I posted on instagram @patrickporternyc something about the magnolia tree in our courtyard here in NYC, but I wanted to show some pics taken with my dslr.  The magnolia is a definitive sign of spring.  This years it bloomed without…

Thoughts on the Burning of Notre Dame de Paris

The building itself was a work of art, one that is irreplaceable.  Its power as a symbol of a country, of a sect of the Christian religion, of beauty, of an idea of divinity was ironically powerfully reminded by its…

Welcome All

Welcome to my new website and accompanying blog.  Here I will expound on what's happening in my world and my worldview.  I hope you you enjoy keeping up with me as I navigate and create in my varied areas of…