Novelist, sommelier, collector of street art, and dabbler in ideas relating to scientific revolution.
“Littered with cigarette butts, vodka bottles, and a dead body, A Perfect Blindness is a grunge rock fantasy[,] an escape story ideal for those who still live out their rock star dreams whenever they close their eyes.” —Clarion Review “smartly written and sharply atmospheric— a worthy […] addition to the literature of rock ‘n’ roll’s […]
Tradition, Terroir, and Rieslings: Why Dirt Matters—wine and food grow up together
An interview with me, talking about A Perfect Blindness, how and why I wrote it, Chicago back in the day, and other assorted ideas related to writing, novels, and the nature of truth will air on Radio Free Brooklyn, Thursday, April 5th. Vijay Ramanathan is with W Lance Hunt at Radio Free Brooklyn. 19 hrs · Brooklyn, New York Author of […]
As more than one reviewer has commented that the level of description and attention to detail in A Perfect Blindness makes it stand apart. […] Hunt successfully conjures the story’s time and a place in masterful detail. An expansive historical novel that ably evokes its time and place. —Kirkus Reviews […] packed with references to the streets […]
Sights from a decade and a half ago in Buenos Aires, specifically the Caballito area, before returning to Manhattan in 2019.
But a fiction writer needs to adapt. This isn’t gospel: It’s a map, with lots of options.
Inexpensive wines make up the bulk of most people’s wine drinking. But reasonable doesn’t have to mean boring.
Finishing up a few examples of left coast street art before hopping back to Brooklyn and finding oldies from BsAs.
Street art in Brooklyn and LA: bootstrap/guerilla vs. polish & paid, two cities’ vibes in stickers, stencil and murals.
I’ve had a odd relationship with wine clubs over a lot of years, mostly ending up with my cancelling each one in turn and not wanting to sign up again. To any club. Ever. But wine clubs seem to have matured over the past couple of decades, and I’ve read there is a renaissance in […]
The Georgian Qvevri method of making wine goes back to the 2nd or 3rd millennium BCE, long before Rome was even an Etruscan village and Burgundy was, well, just another spot of land in what would eventually become the Duchy of Burgundy in the Frankish Kingdom.
Street Art around NYC—Recent Finds in Brooklyn, Chinatown and Little Italy (Winter, 2019)
This Wine Romp is about real people drinking wine in actual life, specifically a husband and wife in Brooklyn, sorting out what wines to definitely get again, what wines might be okay again, and what wines to avoid. A rough and ready to the good, the bad and the indifferent.