Monthly Archives: October 2013

Alphabet City & Gentrification Revisited

45-51 Avenue B between 3rd and 4th Streets in the Alphabet City area of the East Village neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City. —¬†Beyond My Ken Let’s hit the wayback machine. Here’s a letter I wrote to the Village Voice … Continue reading

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No More Free Passes: Calling Out Microaggressions

Recently, I read a guest post at The Scicurious Brain titled ‘Accomodasians don’t make waves‘ by AmasianV, and it struck a nerve with me. I’ve recently begun to look at the stories and research done on ‘microaggressions’, those subtle forms … Continue reading

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Headline Roundup

Just some headlines that I found funny, interesting or ridiculous of late. ¬†Oreos May Be As Addictive As Cocaine Well, um, no. Not exactly. Oreos As Addictive as Cocaine? Not So Fast Sure, rats are useful for some experimentation, but … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Speed Dating Thoughts – NY Comic Con 2013

This has been a long weekend, but I thought I’d get this out of the way. The overall experience for me at the NY Comic Con Sci-Fi Speed Dating ended up being fun and interesting with a few elements I … Continue reading

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Of Jerk Chicken and Jerks

So, funny thing, I was in a Whole Foods this Wednesday evening. Not my typical haunt, but it passed the time nicely as I was waiting for an event to begin a little later. There are certainly a huge selection … Continue reading

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