Commercials make brewing beer seem like a monumental endeavor. Giant metal silos, huge barrels of beer, wagons pulled by Clydesdales, and massive factories are all a part of the images associated with America’s biggest beer companies. Somehow, this paint bucket full of fermenting beer in my closet doesn’t seem to compare. With nationwide breweries delivering [...]
At the end of this past July, lawmakers in the region of Catalonia, Spain, made the official decision to ban bullfighting within their region. Bullfighting is a Spanish tradition originating from gladiatorial fights that took place when the Roman Empire occupied the Iberian Peninsula, enduring the various reigns to come. The sport is held on [...]
While I was waiting on a malfunctioning camera to get fixed the window where people might actually care about a straightforward review disappeared. However, I still wish to impart why I love music festivals. Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Pitchfork, Wakarusa, and a slew of others happen every year with consistently impressive lineups. If you’re not going to [...]
Posted on 24 July 2010.
On February 1st, the Pepsi-Cola Company declared the official Pepsi Refresh Project, a service from PepsiCo to contribute money for the formation of large-scale community service projects. Based on the votes of site-visitors, Pepsi will dedicate at least $20 million to “local” organizations (because sending money to unfamiliar charities is like throwing it in a [...]
Posted on 18 July 2010.
Christopher Nolan is no longer a director, he is a magician. The type of magician that has the power to transform the audience’s thoughts and question the reality of not what is in front of them, but what exists around them. Nolan is no stranger to the thriller genre. With overflowing, complex plots in Memento [...]
Posted on 09 July 2010.
Once in a while, everyone becomes a speed-demon on the highway. Those who must drive East to West across the lower palm of Michigan know that it could be deemed “The Most Boring Highway on Earth.” There is nothing to see but roadkill, outdated billboards, and the Lion’s Den. Personally, I allow myself 10 mph [...]