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Monthly Archives: November 2013

End of an Arena

Alas, the David Bowie show, which originated at the V&A and had its first stop at the Art Gallery of Ontario, closed this week (next stop Sao Paulo). It’s impossible to overstate the impact Bowie had on my youth and the show brought to vivid life all the reasons why. Like so many confused, angry […]

Happy American Thanksgiving!

Here is a commission from The Boston Globe for an article titled, “Thanksgiving, or how to eat American politics,” by Rachel Laudan, author of “Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History”. Her piece traces the evolution of the ‘traditional’ turkey dinner as a kind of populist reaction against stuffy, aristocratic, European modes of dining. Sarah […]

The Many Faces of Glenn P.

Last August, Justin Young of Profis Communications, a close friend of George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg, founders of the very chic international interior design firm Yabu Pushelberg, wanted to know if I’d be interested in creating some sort of unique gift for Glenn on his approaching significant birthday. I’d been aware of and fans of […]