Since the Sopranos (1999) kicked off the “Golden Age of Television”, we’ve had great series come out pretty much every year, and many of them are still watched in large numbers today. In this article, as I did in my article last year, I’d like to show some love for some lesser known high-quality … More Reasons to Stay Inside: Part 2
Because I am somewhat difficult, something has been nagging at me again. As with last time, I’d like to walk it through a bit, see where we can get. I will set the scene.
Toward a Festive Analysis of the Burrito “A burrito (US English /bəˈritoʊ/, buˈrito (help·info)) is a type of Mexican and Tex-Mex food, consisting of a large wheat flour tortilla with a filling, wrapped into a closed-ended cylinder, in contrast to a taco, where the tortilla is simply folded around the filling. The flour tortilla is sometimes lightly grilled or steamed to soften it, make it more pliable and … More Hidden Conduits for Joy in Mexican Cuisine
There’s a question that I’ve been putting off, and I can’t really get around it any longer. I’ve been confused about the problem for a while now, and now that a friend’s recently pointed it out again I can’t ignore it any longer with a clear conscience. I feel that my question – and … More Why Write for a Public?
Second in line for the introductions are David, Luc, Rachel en Tom!
Summer has arrived – sorry – you have arrived at summer, and with summer you’ve presumably reached freedom. You leave a year of university behind you; another year of musty academia that simultaneously bore and excite you; another year of consuming dense and authoritative ‘researches’, ‘considerations’, ‘analyses’ – half of which end in a … More Summer Reading Tips – J.M. Coetzee’s Diary of a Bad Year (2007)
Down with the system!!!!!! Every time I sit down to read in the library, an anarchic presence decides to sit as close as it possibly can and eat an apple. I say presence because I am not talking about any person in particular, but about an evil spirit that has the power to inhabit … More The Ghost with the Granny Smith
How can we appreciate the gift horse? If you are somewhat like me, large empty slots in your schedule often make you feel restless and guilty. The argument is as follows. This is Amsterdam, and there are opportunities left and right. There are extra courses to take, debate clubs to join, sports to thrive … More City Living – Shout-out to Boredom
We consider several different scenarios: in bed together, you eat chocolate, you feel happy and guilty, you eat more chocolate there is a deadline for a Valentine’s Day piece, but the market for articles about the fetishization of love is ironically oversaturated, and you panic to find another perspective
On binge-watching and bingeworthy series Winter is here! It’s cold, it’s frosty and we might even be getting snow soon. Countless Christmas flicks and other wintery films have told us that this, of course, is the opportune moment to step outside and frolick in the unpredictable vagaries of nature like the true vikings of … More Reasons to Stay Inside