Two Experiments With Modern Life

I saw this really clever digital short on Vimeo about a guy who’s constant texts, bleeps, email alerts etc. turn into music.  It serves as a clever showcase for his obvious talent but it’s also a pertinent comment on the … Read More

Break-up Recovery Getaways

OK. I just spent too much time resisting a Heartbreak Hotel reference so I’m just gonna get it out of the way in the opening… If your baby leaves you, there’s a company that will help navigate Lonely St and … Read More

‘Hostels Club’ lets you stay in Prison. Or a Train. Or a Cave.

Do not pass go, do not collect 200 dollars. … Read More

Home Sweet Ashram

As the economy twists and turns, Hindu hermitages are finding that people are seeking them out not only as a place to go for a week of meditation, but also as a place to live. One ashram in Honesdale, Penn., charges $3,000 a year to live there in addition to working in the kitchen. … Read More

What Happens in ______, Stays in ______

La Paz is home to the most notorious underground bar in all of South America: Route 36, the world’s first cocaine lounge. “The waiter arrives at the table, lowers the tray and places an empty black CD case in the … Read More