Let’s say there’s a place I’ve lived. Let’s say I lived there in my formative years. Let’s say I spent two years on two blocks on this place–this city–and two […]
I think now I can call this a tradition, or at least a habit – every spring since I moved to New York I’ve reread Joan Didion’s clincher essay “Goodbye […]
At St. Dymphna’s on Sunday night the aspiring Wayne Coyne in the corner was hunched over a book that I figured from the fatness was House of Leaves. We became […]
Hello! So, you’re tired of the real world. Who isn’t? Had enough of eight hour days, long commutes, and your inability to cook? Are you ready for adventure, drama, and […]
Depending on where I am and who’s asking, where I’m “from” will vary. In rooms where everyone lays claim to the East Coast, I will always be from Houston, […]
When Marco Polo saw a crocodile for the first time, he described them as “serpents” with “two short legs, having three claws with eyes larger than a fourpenny loaf and […]
Last Thursday I turned twenty-two. In lieu of attending a fabulous friend-thrown Adelphean-sponsored birthday party, I made a list of twenty-two resolutions for life conduct in the coming months and […]
Here are the winners of the National Geographic Travel Photo Contest.