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The Envy Corps – It Culls You

The Envy Corps – It Culls You

Sep 1, 2011

The best part about any art is when you can see someone succeed with honesty and reckless abandon.  Like, they don’t care what the world thinks and they’re just going to make the art they know they can make.  The best writers are the ones who can be completely honest with themselves and their thoughts (which is something I struggle with on occasion), the...

Allspice Has Something for All

Allspice Has Something for All

Sep 1, 2011

Last December I ventured into Allspice Culinarium down in the East Village for a few Christmas gifts for my dad. Typically, cooking stores overwhelm me because I’m not a foodie. Yes, I cook, but I’m no Top Chef (although I do make an awesome red velvet cake). My dad is one of the best cooks I know, so culinary type gifts always go over well with...