While riding the Mexico City metro…

Oct 2

If you ever get the opportunity to ride the Mexico City metro you will most definitely encounter vendors known as vagoneros that sell music CD’s stuffed into plastic sleeves. They are all vying for the attention of busy riders as they hop on and off subway trains and each vendor is carrying some form of

The Sound of Sports

Sep 18

When we think of the sound of sports on TV or radio, it’s generally commentary. But sports broadcasts would be nothing without all the sounds that are behind the commentary– the crowds, the kicks, the thwacks, and the grunts. Although I have never been a big sports fan I have, however, always been an avid

Kehinde Wiley

May 13

“Los Angeles native and New York based visual artist, Kehinde Wiley has firmly situated himself within art history’s portrait painting tradition. As a contemporary descendent of a long line of portraitists, including Reynolds, Gainsborough, Titian, Ingres, among others, Wiley, engages the signs and visual rhetoric of the heroic, powerful, majestic and the sublime in his

#cleanwater for my #dirty30

Apr 29

150 people will get clean water thanks to your generosity! Take a moment to celebrate this milestone with me! 😉 My wish for my 30th birthday was to give clean water to those in need and through your generous donations you made my wish come true! I cannot express enough how incredibly thankful I am

California Is A Place

Jan 30

California is loaded. From Disneyland to farmland, we’ve got Scientology and superstars, Silicon and silicone, crips and bloods. The border. Krumpin’ Clownin’ Jerkin’. The surf and the turf. The boom and the bust. California is humanity run amuck and then packaged, branded and sold. California Cuisine, California Love, California Casual, California Gold, California Girls, and

Snap Judgement – Storytelling With A Beat

Jan 21

Snap Judgement is a podcast that I have been listening to for the past year that tags itself as “storytelling with a beat”. Think “This American Life meets your favorite mixtape” made by your best friend. What I appreciate the most about Snap is that I get to hear compelling stories from people that I

The Obsession That Is Northern Soul

Jan 17

So I recently came across Jon Newman’s video for his single “Love Me Again”, because… you know – I gotta keep up with what the kids are listening to these days. Anyways – Stylistically I loved how the video took place in a Northern Soul dance hall (never-mind the ending). The Northern Soul movement emerged

Vertical Video Syndrome – A PSA

Oct 15

Please watch and adjust your habits accordingly. Don’t say that nobody ever told you! “Motion pictures have always been horizontal. Televisions are horizontal. Computer screens are horizontal. People’s eyes are horizontal. We aren’t built to watch vertical videos.” In the words of Notorious B.I.G. “If you don’t know now you know.” Watch more Glove and

How Many People Are In Space Right Now?

Aug 31
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Have you ever been curious of how many people are in space RIGHT NOW? www.howmanypeopleareinspacerightnow.com will tell you in real time. At the time of this post there were 6 people in space from the U.S., Georgia, and Italy. via Big Spaceship Forward Thinking Vol. 139