Archive for May 22nd, 2014

Cabbages Are Trending

Cabbages Are Trending

After studying abroad in Japan from 2000-2001, I realized there was a common internet fallacy: Most of the Japanese “trends” we hear about actually aren’t trends, but rather a few people doing something weird or interesting that happens to be caught on camera. The refreshing part of this realization is thatĀ there are weird people everywhere.Ā In […]


When Pigs Get Personal

When Pigs Get Personal

Given that my career is so closely tied to crowdfunding, I back a lot of Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns. Sometimes I back for $1 to study them, but usually if I pledge my support to a project, it’s because I want the thing they’re trying to create. Today I made an exception. Every now and […]