Mental Health Monday: Children in Cages

We are locking children in cages. This isn’t the kind of thing that you can or ought to sugarcoat. You must be blunt, because this is a goddamn atrocity. We are ripping children from the hands of their parents and guardians at our nation’s southern border and locking them in cages. Here’s a tweet shared…

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Indy Podcast Episode #6: Great Fermentations

In this episode of The Indy Podcast I sat down with Anita Johnson, the proprietor of Great Fermentations, a retailer that sells craft home-brewing supplies and gives expertise to those interested in making their own beer and wine. Anita is a true beer-lover and has been for decades. We had an excellent conversation in which…

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Drone in the Park

Drones (or Unmanned Aerial Systems, if you’re the FAA) are becoming more and more popular as a platforms for creatives to capture aerial views that previously would have only been possible with access to a helicopter. Obviously a drone costs a lot less than a helicopter, and learning to fly one is considerably easier. The…

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My Review of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Let me come right out of the gate saying this: I am going to spoil this movie. Spoiler warning out of the way, let’s proceed. I remember the first time I saw Star Wars. I was six years old and was with family at my uncle’s house. For whatever reason my uncle decided to introduce…

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Indy Podcast Ep. 1: The Indy Hostel

For our first episode of the Indy Podcast, I sat down with John [the owner] and Paul [the now-former manager] of Indy’s very own hostel about what it’s like to run a hostel in Indy, how hostels and desire for unique lodging are reshaping the way we travel, and what advice they have for travelers either…

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Telling a City’s Story

The Athenians had an oath for someone who was about to become a citizen. They had to swear that ‘I shall leave the city not less but more beautiful than I found it.’ -Richard Rogers, Architect The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle states that it is impossible to observe something without in some way fundamentally changing that…

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