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New for Wine4Food: On the Cheese Trail in LA

New for Wine4Food: On the Cheese Trail in LA

It’s been a long time since my brief stint as a Brooklyn cheesemonger, but my love for all things cheese both predates that adventure and has outlived it. Since moving to Los Angeles I’ve been hopping the craft cheese counters across town, sharing my tyrophilia with a whole new community of people. Everyone brings what they’ve got to the table, and our tasting excursions have led me to a few new cheese affairs of my own. I wrote about it all for the ever lovely Wine4Food.

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New in a Textbook on Natural Disasters: Pele Says Hello

New in a Textbook on Natural Disasters: Pele Says Hello

I’ve been writing about Pele ever since I first met her on the Big Island of Hawaii in 2009, but I certainly never thought that pieces of that writing would one day appear in a scholarly textbook. Although what made it into print was only an excerpt of the full essay that was accepted by the editors, here it is; my essay “Pele Says Hello” was published in this reference handbook on natural disasters.

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New for Athleta Magazine: He's Got Hands

New for Athleta Magazine: He's Got Hands

Athleta Magazine is a biannual magazine printed in Verona, Italy all about sports, culture, and art. For the magazine's third issue, I collaborated with photographer Alessandro Simonetti on He's Got Hands, an essay about handball as the democratization of sport on the streets of New York. In photos and in words (printed in English and translated into Italian) we crafted a snapshot of handball at the legendary West 4th Street Cage.

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