I have these repeat customers at the Patisserie Poupon farmers market stand that I work at. They’re some kind of eastern European, I’m embarrassed to say I don’t know more specifically. Possibly Russian, maybe something else. They’re a handsome couple. The guy has long hair and is shorter than his…

I’ve been having a lot of first impressions these days. Which is unusual for me. Small talk we make out of nothing. The only productive parts of it edge towards things we individually want, things we’d like to share. Small talk gets to this point or further and then girls…

Sartre was a professor in France before becoming the biggest philosopher of all time. The only reason I know that, or who he is, is because of the anecdote my high school philosophy teacher used to explain difficult choices. The story goes Sartre’s student had a choice to make and…

An artist named Beeple, or Beeple Crap, became a very rich man last Thursday. Beeple, otherwise known as Mike Winkelmann, made just shy of $70 million (paid in cryptocurrency) when the auction for his artwork finally closed after weeks of bidding. What sold was “Everydays — The First 5000 Days”…

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