Archive for the ‘People who are Awesome’ Category

April 12th, 2012

Happy!

Picture of happiness

Today is the happiest day of my life! I married the woman of my dreams and we are starting our life together. What else is there to say? 😀

September 25th, 2010

Gogol Bordello-Immigraniada

This needs no introduction…

September 3rd, 2010

OK people, I don’t think it’s supposed to have a plot!

WARNING: Watching this movie may cause your testicles to grow by 2 cm … unless you live in Arizona, in which case they might shrink by 3 cm. So right off the bat, if you are a movie reviewer and you sat there trying to deconstruct this movie and weigh it against other films, you […]

June 13th, 2010

Another day in Elmhurst

Three days ago I found a No Parking notice on our building due to a “religious procession on Saturday.” The religious procession turned out to be a celebration of Ashtapad Pratishtha Mahotsav by a Jain Temple I have next door–The Jain Center of America. The celebration was very festive, and everybody was “charmingly comparisoned!”

June 3rd, 2010

One Man’s Land: Boltanski at the Armory

Entrance view

My first real experience with the Opera came in 1998 at BAM. My girlfriend at the time, who was (and probably still is) way more informed on classical music than me, invited me to “this thing at BAM, with Christian Boltanski.” The “thing” turned out to be Schubert’s Die Winterreise and the set had been […]

May 14th, 2010

ai weiwei on social media

This is a panel where one of my favorite artists, Ai WeiWei, participated along with Twitter’s founder. I never thought I’d come to respect or be interested in anything that had to do with Twitter. I have to say it’s great to be proven wrong every now and then..!

March 16th, 2010

Alim and Fergana Qasimov

January 31st, 2010

Mike Prysner