Tamales are for Eating, Not Walking
Of all the sounds you can wake up to in Mexico City, my favorite by far is the distant shout of the local vendor slowly approaching your street, yelling “tamales.”
How Did Star Wars Get Serious?
A long and semi-fanatical discussion about the thrilling bleakness of ANDOR
“A Light Never Goes Out” Celebrates Hong Kong’s Iconic Neon Signs
"A Light Never Goes Out" is a spirited look into the craftsmen who build and maintain Hong Kong’s iconic neon signs. Though the film’s plot is somewhat boilerplate, it has beautiful cinematography, and demonstrates a genuine love for its subject
MR. WRONG: Inflammatory Reaction
It’s kinda (SPOILER ALERT)
ME TODAY: “Leave this place and go to Sicily,” he whispered, though there was no one else around.
LISTEN: NYC’s New Weed Wild West
A year and a half after legalizing recreational marijuana, the first retail licenses have finally been issued even as the black market is booming and smoke shop robberies are through the roof.
Ethiopian Food as Divine Blessing
Some people self-care with a massage or a spa day. Me? I find the nearest Ethiopian restaurant.
Will Sam Bankman-Fried Show Up for Next Week’s DealBook Summit? – The Fine Print
The fallen crypto mastermind was announced as a speaker at The New York Times’s conference weeks before his multi-billion-dollar empire crumbled, but he hasn’t been taken off the list for the event — yet.
Looking Through Ẹlẹ́ṣin’s Hourglass
Or How to Render Metaphysics in Film
The final printed-on-paper edition of a magazine inserted into a newspaper.
The Body on Canvas
Marlene Dumas at the Venice Biennale.
Reflections in the Witch’s Eye
My atheism turned into agnosticism not by reading a religious text or visiting a holy temple, but by watching a YouTube video of Carl Sagan explaining the fourth dimension.