Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Day in the Life of a Seaweed Harvester in Maine

The Perennial Plate Episode 76: Seaweed Man from Daniel Klein on Vimeo. Most of the seaweed we get these days is farmed. But way up in northern Maine, Larch Hanson, aka The Seaweed Man, is still harvesting it wild in … Continue reading

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The Flatiron Building in New York City

A Remembrance by Max Benavidez I have walked this street many times and passed the famous Flatiron Building and almost every time I find it to be a magical structure. Here is one of my favorite photos of the building. … Continue reading

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San Francisco Skyline: Late October 2011

Like many, I left my heart in San Francisco. Here’s a recent shot of the skyline. Notice the Golden Gate Bridge on the far left. First posted on Stuck in Customs.

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Occupy Wall Street Demographic Survey Results Will Surprise You

Carl Franzen October 19, 2011, 5:46 PM We now know what they want, what social networks and online tools they use and who doesn’t like them. But just who are the Occupy Wall Street protesters? Over a month since the … Continue reading

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Paying Forward the Legacy of Steve Jobs

By Milton Chen Much has been said in the past week about Steve Jobs’ monumental talents as a visionary, designer, and marketer and his relentless drive that led Apple to become the world’s most valuable technology company. With his passing, … Continue reading

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One, Two, Tres Reviews

Guest blogger Jesse Tangen-Mills on Bolaño´s Poetry Most of Roberto Bolaño´s novels were written long before they were published: Antwerp was written in 1980, Monseiur Pain was written in 1983, The Skating Rink — to be released in English this … Continue reading

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Wong Kar-Wai: 2046 Montage

A selection of clips from Wong Kar-Wai’s “2046”, set to Lali Puna’s cover of “Together in Electric Dreams.” Something to watch until he releases his upcoming film, “The Grandmasters,” about the late kungfu master Ip Man, known for his wing … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Steve Jobs

Max Benavidez on the Death of Steve Jobs I first learned that Steve Jobs had died on my iPhone. A friend texted me soon after the news broke, “I can’t believe that Steve Jobs died!” I was in New York … Continue reading

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The Ten Basic Rules of Film Noir

The ten basic rules of film noir This animation was commissioned by TCM for its sponsorship of “American way of death, American film noir 1990-2010″ in 59 International Film Festival of San Sebastian. Inkapachewas the producer. You can see more … Continue reading

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