Monthly Archives: March 2012

War Games

I’ve never understood the appeal of historical reenactments and why many people participate in them. I think we can all agree that the American Civil War and World War 2 were events that could hardly be considered a fantastically good time. Furthermore, … Continue reading

Posted in Holland, politics, United States, weird

Infinite Jest Will Set You Free….But Not Until It’s Finished With You

On December 22nd, the first day of winter, I set out to resolve some “unfinished business.”  I decided it was time to finally read David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest from cover to cover. I had attempted this feat twice prior, … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Graffiti Artists Can be Found in the Netherlands

Based on what I’ve seen during my travels, the NL is the ‘little country that can” when it comes to street art. The “graffiti,” stencils and prints that line streets in Amsterdam like the Spuistraat are nothing short of astounding. … Continue reading

Posted in art, Europe, Holland