zine review: Junk Zine #6 (January 2012)
James Dawson is back with another collection of correspondence (from prisoners, for the most part), zine listings, and classified ads specific to the zine community, or what he terms the “papernet,” a sort of anti-Internet where communication takes place on printed pieces of paper sent via U.S. mail. Sound familiar? Of course it does. New […]
- gear review: Leatherman Wingman multi-tool
Filet mignon bento box lunch
At Geisha Steak & Sushi in Plano, Texas. Trying to eat my lunch while recording it with an iPhone is trickier than it looks. Cost: $14 and change. Served with water and a bowl of miso soup. Your choice of regular or fried rice.
My collection of manual typewriters
Here’s a series of Youtube videos I recorded briefly discussing the various manual typewriters that I’ve collected over the years. Long live the manual typewriter!
Spec Ops T.H.E. Pack: The perfect travel bag?
Review of the Spec Ops T.H.E. Pack. T.H.E. stands for “tactical holds everything” (and probably a lot more!). Designed primarily for military/tactical and outdoor use, this backpack might very well be the perfect travel bag. Sized perfectly to fit in the overhead compartment on a plane. Solid material. Excellent craftsmanship. I hope to get many […]
Uninspired and unappetizing at Rolandi’s Pizzeria
Rolandi’s Pizzeria I developed a sudden craving for a pepperoni pizza, but since we’re vacationing in Cancun for the week, I figured there wouldn’t be very many options that didn’t involve having to head into the Hotel Zone, which is an area we try to avoid whenever possible. (No offense to those who prefer all-inclusive […]