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The Hands of Grand Central Market

By On February 7, 2015

I found myself most drawn not to the newest arrivals in Grand Central Market (though I wholeheartedly welcome their arrival), but those with hands and faces which seemed to match the history… Read More

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Elation for Precipitation

By On January 30, 2015

Opening the kitchen window, I could feel raindrops hitting my skin with the force of a typewriter’s typebar striking paper – pitter-PAT-punctuation – the air smelling strongly of petrichor, the percussion of… Read More

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Dream Stream: Mision (Canu Remix) – Sobrenadar

By On December 31, 2014

Paula Garcia and Javier Medialdea making beautiful music together as Sobrenadar.… Read More

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Looking Back Through the Window

By On December 31, 2014

My path has not been determined. I shall have more experiences and pass many more milestones. – Agnetha Faltskog There’s so much to cherish when reflecting upon the memories of 2014 (I… Read More

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A Body At Unrest

By On September 7, 2014

I’ve begun writing for San Francisco-based culture site, The Bold Italic. I’ll be focusing on the odds and ends of Los Angeles happenings with the philosophy of, “why the fuck not?” My… Read More

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An Arousal of Sensation

By On September 7, 2014

Artist Dawn Scarfe’s Listening Glasses sculptural installation invites an invitation to set aside passive hearing for active listening. The sounds captured are hauntingly dreamlike.… Read More

Rave Run: Big Sur, California
The Jade Cove Trail 
By Kevin Steele; Runners World
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In His Footsteps

By On August 28, 2014

My father was an avid runner for most of his life. During his lifetime our Venn diagram of activities never quite overlapped, as I avoided running regardless of incentive or threat. Alone… Read More

Tanbark Trail, Big Sur - 2014
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A Problem vs. a Predicament: A Proposal to Un-Design the World

By On May 14, 2014

Yesterday I found myself in a long debate/discussion at our back doorstep with a developer who plans to raze an older duplex next door to shoehorn in five luxury priced condos into… Read More

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Dermal Topopgraphy: Warm-Up by Ruslan Khasanov

By On May 2, 2014

A microscopic video by Ruslan Khasanov of the intricate channels and basins mapped across our skin, rivulets of Martian topopgraphy revealed when liquid dyes contact hands. Music by Dmitry Evgrafov.… Read More

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The Deadly Flower That Inspired the
True Detective Theme Song

By On March 30, 2014

What are those beautiful white flowers growing around the trails of Southern California? If you’ve been hiking in the foothills, chaparrals, or even just around Griffith Park this spring, you’ve probably noted… Read More