Art & Culture

Under Siege

An all-American girl finds herself negotiating high-context relationships in Italy... all while wearing borrowed pajamas.

On Solitude

A Marukami-style slipstream riff on the nature of solitude.

Viktor Tsoi

Revisiting Soviet Counterculture through the Visionary Eyes of Viktor Tsoi

Wonka Wilder

The Lives and Parallels of Gene Wilder and Willy Wonka

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Literature

Voices from Chernobyl – The Voices Worth Hearing

Voices echoing from a point in time we cannot fully apprehend and yet time that contains and conjoins us all---be it via radioactive particles that travel in the air for a hundred thousand years, or through fragments of words and expressions that reverberate inside us long after we have turned the page.

Under Siege

An all-American girl finds herself negotiating high-context relationships in Italy... all while wearing borrowed pajamas.

On Solitude

A Marukami-style slipstream riff on the nature of solitude.

Long Live the King

Perhaps the most significant—and often overlooked—reason for Stephen King’s success is the heartwood of his stories. At their core, King’s novels are not about the monsters; they’re about the people.

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Travel & Adventure

Clam Diving in Karadere

This rhythmic pounding was in fact the first sign of trouble—the water was not calm, but rather choppy, dark, and taciturn...

Under Siege

An all-American girl finds herself negotiating high-context relationships in Italy... all while wearing borrowed pajamas.

To Catch a Thief in Casablanca

Arriving to Casablanca, I could not have known that it would be precisely here, in this place of cinematic myth, that I would participate in a film of my own, but of an altogether different sort and quite unlike the masterpiece of Michael Kurtis. And yet, for me at least, it was equally memorable.

Coastal Getaways: Shark Dive in Jupiter

There, about twenty feet away, was a large, bulky bull shark swimming directly toward me. It swam up from the depths, a calm specter who seemed purposeful… eager… hungry.

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Style du Monde

Ivan Donev

A Modern Philosopher in the World of High Fashion

The Red Dress

The red dress is femininity, temptation, seduction, magnetism, provocation, and a fiery temperament - all wrapped up into one

The Blue Dress

Colors bear their own code of associations, triggering an emotional reaction.

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Noteworthy

Voices from Chernobyl – The Voices Worth Hearing

Voices echoing from a point in time we cannot fully apprehend and yet time that contains and conjoins us all---be it via radioactive particles that travel in the air for a hundred thousand years, or through fragments of words and expressions that reverberate inside us long after we have turned the page.

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Guest at the Pub

Ivan Donev

A Modern Philosopher in the World of High Fashion

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Behind the Curtain

Wonka Wilder

The Lives and Parallels of Gene Wilder and Willy Wonka

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