Category Archives: Books

Giger Counter

Tucked inside a skate park, and nearby the Centre d’Art Scénique Contemporain in Lausanne, Switzerland, is a small exhibition of works by the Swiss artist H.R. Giger. There were a handful of original prints and a piece or two of furniture, but … Continue reading

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Haslam’s bookstore has been serving St. Petersburgers since 1933. It’s a very large store (this picture is only half of it), with a wide variety, including rare and hard-to-find books. One in particular caught my attention: A first edition of … Continue reading

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My New iPad

Content highlights: The word “laser” was too new to appear in this dictionary. The list of U.S. Presidents ends with Dwight Eisenhower (there’s no Instagram filter for that). All in all it’s 2,500+ pages of musty, mildewed ecstasy.

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