Paris on the Prairie: Part I

Paris on the Prairie: Part I

Ed. note: This is the first in a four part series hosted in collaboration with The Ladies Almanack, a feature-­length experimental narrative film written & directed by Daviel Shy, based on the novel of the same title by Djuna Barnes. The first post of the...
Now Here, Here Now

Now Here, Here Now

I am sitting outside on a porch. Although, I know there is much more to come, it already feels like the height of summer – hot, humid, rumbles of distant thunder, tomatoes and cucumbers ready to be harvested. I have a lot to learn about my new home. If I had moved...
Old Fashioned Tiffany T

Old Fashioned Tiffany T

Old Fashioned Tiffany T 4 dashes bitters 1 splash soda 2 oz Bourbon 1 bar spoonful Goldschläger 1 tsp sugar 1 orange wheel 1 candied cherry Mad Men is finishing its final season, and I have to say, it’s probably one of the best shows ever made for television –...
Studies of Exhaustion

Studies of Exhaustion

After Open Engagement happened, a few people asked me if I had gone. I hadn’t; I didn’t. I kept on reading write-ups of what happened, some of which were great, but I kept on not caring at all about what was being said, what was being talked about, or what had been...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (5/15-5/17)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (5/15-5/17)

1. Liminal Portraits at Co-Prosperity Sphere Work by the Optics Division of the Metabolic Studio. Co-Prosperity Sphere is located at 3219 S. Morgan St. Reception Friday, 6-10pm. 2. Even If at Fernwey Work by Kristina Paabus. Fernwey is located at 916 N. Damen Ave....
Window Shoppers

Window Shoppers

Soho is empty of shoppers on a Sunday morning, and as I walk leisurely with Andrew Blackley through the intersection of Prince and Broome Street, we stop in front of the Pleats Please boutique window. Few pedestrians carry either gym clothes or paper coffee cups past...