Christmas for Non-Christians: A Gif Guide

Popular media would have you believe that Jewish folk have cornered the market on ignoring the religious holidays towards the end of the year. However, my family and many other families took the Christ out of Christmas a long time ago (sorry right-wing pundits!) and celebrate mostly the cultural gift-exchanging and excessive eating.

Read More Christmas for Non-Christians: A Gif Guide

News in Asia is Imbibing in Spirits

Given that this space reports on news that is not so pleasant, I figured this week, in honor of how much my fellow unicorns love to drink, I’d give a brief primer on the liquors, spirits, wine and beer from a few Asian countries. Since many countries have their own distinct alcoholic beverages, I’ll do another post later. Read More News in Asia is Imbibing in Spirits

Friday News Bites: Arts, SCIENCE! + More

Happy Friday and Happy Halloween, everyone! If you’re celebrating the holiday today, whether at a party or with your munchkins, I hope you have a fun time. We’ve got a lot of science-y links to cap off the week, as well as the usual mixed bag of things I found interesting. Let’s get to it.

Read More Friday News Bites: Arts, SCIENCE! + More

News in Asia

Hello friends, and welcome back to another edition of “News in Asia.” We’ve got good news, bad news and some pretty awesome news. Pull up a chair and let’s get started.

Read More News in Asia

Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Adult Beverage

My wife and I attended a pretty awesome dinner party on Sunday. Though the entree was pumpkin soup, the real stars of the night were the wine and beer. I am a drinker, so I am always out looking fun new beverages. Living in Seattle, I get to hear about all the new hipster beverages before your mom starts raving about them.  Read More Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Adult Beverage