Do yourself a favor, and listen to this story, about a rookie cop’s first day on the job. It involves a squirrel, fire, an old couch, and silk pillows. I dedicate this to my brother, the only person I know who got into a hand-to-hand combat with a squirrel that had eaten his French quiche.… Continue reading Squirrel vs. Cop
I love anything that has to do with Transformers or GI Joe’s.
This…This is a initiative imbued with inspiration. A number of years ago, Jeroo Billimoria made news with Childline, her initiative to link and connect India’s nearly 50 million street children. In Mumbai, she developed this toll-free number, operated by the kids, that allowed them to report abuses anonymously, obtain police and health care assistance. Linking,… Continue reading reaching out to the disenfranchized
This is a fantastic portrait by my good friend Stef, an amazing, talented artist. This portrait is one of my favorites lately, the face is so kind, the eyes so soulful. I love everything about it. The gentleness, the medium, the tones. Even though the colors are cool, it is such a warm portrait, and… Continue reading soul
Some things just hit me in the face at full speed. I encounter them at face value, and no matter how foreign they are to me, I assimilate them instantly. It was like that with Shantaram. With the first word of the first sentence, I knew. when I finished the first page, I closed my… Continue reading Paper planes
I figured out why I like it so much here. It’s a big city, BIG, and the sky is big, and the sun shines on the mountains. I used to go through a cycle in Paris where I’d feel like I was suffocating in my tiny apartment, with a view of other buildings, going in… Continue reading big sky and mountains
I’ve been following Improv Everywhere but this is one of the coolest things I’ve seen them do. It was forwarded to me by my bro, and there is such a childlike sense of excitement at the end, it will put a smile on your face. It’s great to see people REACTING, stopping in their tracks.… Continue reading Frozen in time