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Entries from January 2009

In concert with JC Cassis this Friday in Williamsburg

29 January 2009 · 1 Comment

Shameless self-promotion alert: I’m playing keyboard in singer-songwriter JC Cassis’ band this Friday night in Williamsburg (only 1 stop out of Manhattan on the L for those of you afraid of Brooklyn).  It’s our live debut as a band.  And for those of you familiar with my Hepnova and solo work, JC’s band is a […]

Music · New York · News


Monktopus Octokey

22 January 2009 · 3 Comments

Our first assignment in Animals, People, and Those in Between with Marina Zurkow was to do a portrait of ourselves with our spirit animal.  I couldn’t choose between a monkey or an octopus, so I decided to hybridize the two and came up with the monktopus octokey. First, I sketched it out on the chalkboard […]

Animals · ITP · NYU


Costa Rica

21 January 2009 · 1 Comment

Monkey! A carreta (traditional Costa Rican oxcart) Flor de Vida restaurant in Monteverde served up the best casado I had in Costa Rica.  A casado is a typical Costa Rican meal consisting of rice, black beans, a choice of protein, and other accoutrements like fried plantains and salad.  In this case, the protein was tender […]

Photography · Pictures · Travel


Thai Green Curry from scratch

14 January 2009 · 3 Comments

Day 3 of 4-in-4:  Cook something I’ve never made before I love Thai food, and especially Thai curry.  I’ve made Thai green curry plenty of times before, but I have always used store-bought curry paste, so for today’s project, I decided to make my own green curry paste from scratch.  There are some (slightly) obscure […]

Cooking · DIY · Food · ITP · Recipe


Kris & Sophia meet the head(banger)phones

14 January 2009 · 0 Comments

Here are some photos of Sophia and Kris trying out my head(banger)phones the other day: I’m finding more blog posts about the head(banger)phones from across the international Internets. Here are posts from Australia, Brazil, and France.

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