You can still see the Taste of the Mideast Side series of maps at Los Angeles County Store for a time. Here’s a preview to whet your appetite (which you can reward with snacks from the shop’s delicious selection of locally-made goods).
Someone recently hipped me to a radio noir with which I was heretofore unaware, Crime Correspondent. It starred the great Paul Frees but was cancelled after only four episodes. You can listen to the only known episode in circulation, its debut, here.
In June I visited Albany, New York. I wasn’t there for long and I hadn’t even planned on stopping there but there was no train to Vermont and I didn’t want to sleep in a seat on the eleven hour train ride to Quebec. The little that I glimpsed from behind van, train, and hotel windows appealed to me and I’d love to check out the downtown, architecture, and cultural scene if I can ever make it back.
I’d like to travel more. I’ve long been particularly interested in nations without states, or “unrecognized nations.” Here I share what I’ve learned about the Tripuri. Now let’s get me to Tripura so that I can explore, eat, and photography my way through it.