Author Archives: Tullia F.
For several years now, I’ve been listening to a weekly NPR podcast called Pop Culture Happy Hour. It’s a tremendous show, and one I recommend frequently to others. If you’re curious, you can find it on the Monkey See blog … Continue reading
Lately, I’ve been trying to find a few blogs to follow written by people who have lost weight through a sensible regimine of healthy living. There are a lot of blogs out there now, and it is somewhat comforting to … Continue reading
Tonight, I’m left with a quandary: 1. Do I care enough about the NCAA Men’s Championship to watch the game? (This is not an idle question, as watching the game would require going out somewhere to do so, since I … Continue reading
I’ve been listening to Tony Judt’s Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 on audio book, and it’s gotten me in a mid-century mood. The book, by the way, has been more engaging than I expected. There are a few … Continue reading
You’re heard about the Italian woman suing her local church after its painting of Jesus (the restoration of which she botched) became a tourist attraction? How about the monkey in a shearling coat that was found wandering around an IKEA … Continue reading
It’s hard not to notice the lack of large women on television – not plus-size women necessarily (whatever that means in this day and age, though would the NYTimes please not include someone who is a SIZE 8 in a … Continue reading
What new goals shall I set for myself now that I’m in my 30′s? Run a 10K? Publish an article? Finally unpack my office? Bring my Spanish fluency up to a passable level? The options are finite, but daunting.
Thinking about artists and coffee got my brain on Christoph Niemann, a graphic artist who has a recurring “strip” in the NYTimes called Abstract City (the type of art he produces varies considerably, though he tends toward a high-concept yet … Continue reading