Kony 2012 and The Social Seduction of Now

I couldn't help but chuckle to myself when I first saw this photograph a few days ago.  It was taken by American photo-journalist Glenna Gordon who at the time was covering (on assignment with AP) the peace talks between the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and the Ugandan government on the Sudan-Congo border.  During one particular … Continue reading Kony 2012 and The Social Seduction of Now

Hong Kong I Love/Hate You OR Reasons to Live OR My Ode to the Apocalypse

I'm back (not really with a vengeance) in the city with which I have a love/hate relationship.  Hong Kong, if you must know.  I love that this place is a pastiche of cultures with a diversity of culinary options, that my best friends are from America, Australia, Canada, England, and Nepal, and that patriotism is … Continue reading Hong Kong I Love/Hate You OR Reasons to Live OR My Ode to the Apocalypse