Monthly archive October, 2012
how much does free speech cost?

how much does free speech cost?

I often pass by the advertisements in the New York Subway (which are now underwater) and barely pay attention.  Usually, it is something banal that doesn’t interest someone who doesn’t own a television. However, recently, when walking through Grand Central Terminal to meet up with some friends for a day of coffee shop hopping and...
vinyl makes us hipsters feel better about ourselves, or, why I love vinyl

vinyl makes us hipsters feel better about ourselves, or, why I love vinyl

  Hipsters everywhere love vinyl.  The sound is “warmer”, they say. What is warm sound?  Far from a music theorist, I will try to describe what it is about vinyl that turns the hipster into an addict of vinyl.  I currently have thousands of songs in my iTunes; I also have an affinity for vinyl—even going...
hurrication 2012: behind the storm

hurrication 2012: behind the storm

As I gear up to re-visit this web project, I’ve decided to make it much more personalised.  Thus, It will reflect some of my everyday meanderings, ponderings, and will also reflect some of the work that I am doing.  I’m a frequent poster on Tumblr, which also will be featured on the site. Taking advantage...