“Mars Gothic” — collage AleXander Hirka

When We Die We Go To Mars

During his sophomore year in high school Andrew’s mother died after a prolonged battle with cancer. Less than a year later his father got hit by a car while crossing Pelham Parkway, dying a few days after.

We both went to Christopher Columbus High School in the Bronx and were good friends back then. He had no religion or mythology to make these difficult…