Monthly Archives: February 2011

On Writing, Rededication, and Faith

Being a writer is like being a born-again Christian. Everyday, you have to rededicate yourself to the overall endeavor. Sometimes, especially in the face of temptation and distraction, that rededication takes mountains of faith. So here I am, faithful and … Continue reading

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Global Juke Joint: International Valentine’s Day Special

I know it’s a bit late in the day, but Valentine’s Day isn’t over just yet. Here are a few of my favorite love songs in languages other than English (please excuse any and all douchebaggery incurred because of YouTube):

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Send the Lovely and Talented Lola to the North Pole

I first met the melodiously-named Lola Akinmade-Åkerström via her blog, Geotravelers Niche, a chronicle of her travels with photographs big enough to swim in. I eventually met her in person last summer at a travel blogging conference in New York … Continue reading

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Repost: Fly Brother Podcast – Peace, Love & Black History

Originally posted one year and three days ago. Season 1, Episode 2: Peace, Love & Black History February 1, 2010 (39:22) “Black Thunder” by Paul Colin In this episode of the Fly Brother Podcast: Celebrating Black History Month with Black … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities – Part One

Last summer, Wallpaper* magazine published its “Born in Brazil” issue, a 210-page design-focused exposé on the established names and up-and-comers in the realms of Brazilian work and play. Along with the print version, the magazine included on its website this … Continue reading

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