Monthly Archives: August 2011

Carry on, Kallio

The bar attracts a diverse crowd and I’m always entertained by the drunkenness of the clientele and their wild behavior. – Jason Wright, SpottedbyLocals.com, July 2011 This week I accidently stumbled upon a few Aki Kaurismäki films on YouTube. I … Continue reading

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Lawyers wear law suits.

Justice has nothing to do with what goes on in a courtroom; Justice is what comes out of a courtroom. .– Clarence Darrow Finding it hard to meet interesting people in a new city? Bored of the bar or the … Continue reading

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I have no Internet; I have no beef.

It’s a bit later than I’d like it to be and there isn’t much light. A Sunday afternoon in Prague that, for many, seems like it could be the last day of summer. Which is an odd thing to admit … Continue reading

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My best thoughts always come when I’m away from the machine.

I’ve often said before that my generation doesn’t get to live through history like those before us. And while it feels like there may be some truth to this, it’s not entirely so. From the perspective of someone living close … Continue reading

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Over.

Portlandia. The deep genius of Fred Armisen leads the construction of a show that time and time again can so well take the piss out of that scene. From dumpster divers, coffee snobs, bike lane nazis, fixie enthusiasts, and the … Continue reading

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Arto Diitonen

In other countries one must make sacrifices of convenience in the name of experience. This means giving up little comforts here and there. One of these million little things is movies. Movies from home may not come out until months … Continue reading

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Thursday Mornings

Okay – so this morning I took my tram to work and the city was a ghost town. Thursday mornings are rough. Early as early, I’ll often rush out without food, and I’m not quite awake by the time I … Continue reading

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