Anthony Bourdain’s tip for aspiring travelers

No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach (Amazon) was Bourdain’s sixth book. In it, he offered this sage advice to ambitious world travelers.    “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves mark […]

RIP Anthony Bourdain: ‘I love having my teeth kicked in by a different perspective’

Stay hungry. Stay curious. And above all, stay interesting. That’s the message I grasped from Anthony Bourdain. Below are some of my favorite Bourdain quotes as posted on this blog throughout the years. Don’t aspire to mediocrity. Even if you fail, try to be awesome. At something. Anything. It doesn’t matter. Just try to be […]

Newsletter #59: What Is Art For, How Magnetic Poetry Began With a Sneeze, New Tunes, and More

Arts & Culture What Is Art For? – Lewis Hyde Brian Eno believes that art is “everything you don’t have to do.” But for author Lewis Hyde art is at the core of human exchange, a collection of shared ideas, things, skills and “gifts” that people pass on to each other to help create something […]

7 articles to read this weekend

Miss-Mixing DJs are fake mixing behind the decks.  While the era of automation has given DJs the ability to play a pre-recorded set, real DJs make mistakes on purpose. Welcome to “miss-mixing.” Impulse Society Digital has allowed us to build our own custom world where we receive the likes we want, in real-time. The physical […]