Posts tagged with culture
25 March 2011 - Trouble the Water, U.S.A.
I recently watched a fascinating documentary called Trouble the Water (it’s available on Netflix or to read more, watch the trailer, etc. visit www.troublethewaterfilm.com). Made in 2008, the film boasts some of the most incredible live footage I have ever seen—both of Hurricane Katrina itself and of life in New Orleans’ 9th Ward, one of the […]
20 May 2009 - Outlet World
Outlet, indeed. The Woodbury outlets of New York State (located about 40 miles outside of NYC) are a strange kind of inlet, too–an inlet crammed with lots of mildly frenetic, fevered inflatable rowboats bumping into each other. At least, this is what I came to conclude, following a 3 hour visit to the Woodbury Commons […]
16 May 2009 - The American Pastime
Last night I went to a baseball game, or what I consider to be the quintessential American pastime. Having grown up attending Red Sox games in the now oldest ballpark in the country, ball games always bring back happy memories of hot summer afternoons and balmy evenings spent stuffing my face with twizzlers and hotdogs, pegging my brother […]