It's A Big World Out There
- Generacion Y: Excellent blog from Havana, by journalist Yoani Sánchez.
- Asia Correspondent: News from Bangkok and beyond, by foreign correspondent Richard Ehrlich.
- Prague Culture: Weekly guide to what's happening in Prague, from journalist Frank Kuznik.
- TSF JAZZ: Best radio station in Paris, hands down.
- Marc Maron's WTF: My pal Marc Maron's hilarious and smart podcast, updated way too often.
- The Rumpus: Who you going to believe: Google or your lying eyes?
Posted on October 1, 2010 | No CommentsMy pal Marc Maron's hilarious and smart podcast, updated way too often.
Posted on October 1, 2010 | No CommentsKamikaze surfers attempt 60-foot waves, 100 miles off the coast of San Diego. It’s only been surfed four times, and with good reason. You’d have to be insane.
Posted on October 1, 2010 | No CommentsOutside Japan, the hotbed of amateur sumo wrestling is in the Czech Republic. Sweaty wrestlers, a sumo-themed hotel, and beer for breakfast.
Posted on September 30, 2010 | No CommentsA wild pig hunting expedition through the bucolic wine country of Sonoma, which culminates in a barbecue. Lots of mail on this one.
Posted on September 10, 2010 | 1 CommentLos Angeles restaurant owner Tigeorges Laguerre is on a mission to save Haiti — or at least one little part of it — one coffee bean at a time.
Posted on September 10, 2010 | No CommentsThe strongest hair! The youngest sumo wrestler! The longest pencil! In Malaysia, making your mark—any mark—is a matter of national pride.
Posted on September 10, 2010 | No CommentsWho you going to believe: Google or your lying eyes?
Posted on September 22, 2009 | No CommentsIt’s one of Mother Nature’s most beautiful and inspiring mysteries: the migration of the monarch butterfly from North America to the Michoacán forest in central Mexico and back. It’s been happening for thousands of years, and it will, no doubt, continue for thousands more. But […]
Posted on July 24, 2009 | No CommentsDown inside a yacht anchored off an island in the Caribbean, skipper Jason White shows off a state-of-the-art computerized control center. He points out a marine single sideband (SSB) radio, somewhat of a sailing-instrument anachronism amid modern technology like satellite phones and weather faxes. And […]
Posted on May 29, 2009 | No CommentsThese days, martial music also means Marshall stacks. That’s right, soldiers rock—officially. In fact, every branch of the armed services maintains “show bands” as part of their music divisions. Not only are these groups of sailors and soldiers battle-trained, they also know how to plug […]