More Staten Island, NY

Just saw a movie on DVD by that title. It was actually quite revealing of the place, with mobsters, people being kind of slow-in-the-head, looking for fame and social upscaling in this forgotten, ugly city sister of Manhattan. It made me think of how some places and people just cannot evolve when they’re in the shadow of a successful or much desired city or person. Think of a child growing in the shadow of a famous parent, a spouse lacking confidence living with successful spouse, a start-up artist…? 

About Cindo Santos

Songwriter, guitarist, singer, performer, a human and social commentator, a fellow traveller. From Florida to Berlin and a lot in between!
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