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Book Review: They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us

by Hanif Abdurraqib I know that I stopped thinking about extreme grief as the sole vehicle for great art when the grief started to take people with it.  They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us is a collection of essays by an author who grounds his memories and insights into life and race/religion relations in …

Europe Travel

Our 2-week Whirlwind Itinerary Through Switzerland

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you know we just got back from an amazing, long, wonderful 2-week vacation in Switzerland. The country is full of incredible alpine views, livestock roaming everywhere, cheese and chocolate, and a diverse tourist population. Though we like a certain level of spontaneity in our trips, we did …

Gear Travel

Breaking Up With My Cellphone Or: The Day I Realized I Don’t Know How To Use A Real Camera

My love of cellphone cameras Cell phone cameras have ruined me. The Google Pixel 3 has an impressive camera and I don’t know how, but Google knows exactly how to correct every photo I take. It knows I shake a little. And that I’m not always good at choosing the right lighting for a photo. …

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A Day in the Life: Tokyo Record Bar Restaurant Review

Tokyo Record Bar is a cool cellar restaurant modeled after restaurants in Tokyo. It seats just 18 and you have to get a reservation a fair bit in advance. Like the owner’s other restaurant, Niche Niche (see our review here), they serve a tasting menu and everyone eats the same thing. The main themes of …