Category: travel

Impact of Dinner at NOMA

During these Coronavirus times so many people have turned to cooking as a way to cope. I have not. I’m the very opposite of a foodie. Maybe that’s to be expected given my upbringing....

THROUGH SPACE, TIME, AND MIDDLE AMERICA PART TWO: POLISH FORTUNE TELLERS, DENNY’S, AND SOLITUDE

As I roll through another international neighborhood, I begin to notice the locals are mostly in Cubs gear, and all walking towards the same thing. Turns out I’m driving towards it—Irving Park intersects with West Addison, as in 1060 West Addison, AKA Wrigley Field, AKA the official address of one Elwood Blues. I can’t believe my luck—I wanted to experience this town, and this one road appears to be giving me Peak Chicago.

Through Space, Time and Middle America, Part One: Wind Turbines, Cheese Fries, Intermodal Stations, and Bottlezahwatahzahdollah (A trip before the Coronavirus.)

by Jason T. Sparks, Our Man in Nashville I look back now on May of 2018 as a kind of—pardon the bastardized Latin—month mirablius. I had started a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for...

Hanabi Album Release Show

According to quantum mechanics, there are an infinite number of universes that exist at the same time. Somewhere in the multiverse, 90s Britpop didn’t fade away, but is alive and well and out doing...

Positivus with Nick Cave

At the Positivus Festival in Latvia this year, the regular photographers weren’t allowed to shoot the Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds set. So the next best thing? A photo shoot with a guy...

Entry into Black Rock City

Last week, after Harvey, I managed to get to Black Rock City. Here’s some video of my first view of the city! More photos of the event to come!

Total eclipse!

Thanks to having some friends in Nashville, I took the eclipse as the chance to pop in for a long overdue visit! People in Nashville were EXCITED about the eclipse But worried about the...