Originally posted Sept. 4, 2014 - After a hiatus, Coffee and Conversation...
You brought great energy to the campus and the celebratory confetti is still falling. It wasn’t the same without you. Nice work! You also brought your joy and an inspiring spirit to Commonwealth Avenue. We showed you off, now it’s time to show you around, and introduce you to the place – challenging academics; the […]
On your way to Comm Ave? Show us your trip and what you’re diggin’ along the way. We want to peep the scenes of your trip up to Boston. Your packed ride. Your sticker-laden luggage. Your map? The coffee and nosh stops along the way. The quiet and peaceful airport? Your sparkling clean room and […]
I keep a running polemic – in my head – about Community. I’m no expert, but I spend lots of time thinking about and observing communities. Personally, I’ve always found Community to be too buttoned-up for my addiction to those things novel, uncertain, complex, and challenging. I get too sedentary hanging with Community and quickly […]
(I’m calling fanboi warning on this post.) I believe in Funk. The first time I heard Parliament-Funkadelic’s “Do That Stuff” I was in – knee deep. Funk. The bomb. P-Funk. Uncut, lip-curling, stank, funk! I realized that I was a Funkateer all my life and never realized it. (Name-shouts for James Brown, The Bar-Kays, Booker […]
Visa Olympics: Go World—Derek Redmond from Kirsten Stewart on Vimeo. I’m that guy who gets caught up in the Olympic pause-for-peace hype. Just when I get my people-of-the-world-unite-through-sports groove, I also get caught up on the cash-money hustle of this world sport game – fashion faux pas, copyright police, anemic storytelling, and incivility. And, […]