August 2016

Watching The Night Of

August 31, 2016

The Night Of recently held its finale on HBO. It’s an eight episode miniseries about Nasir (Naz) Khan who is arrested and tried for the murder of a girl that he met one night after he stole his dad’s cab to drive to a party in Manhattan. Naz is in his early twenties, attends college, […]

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When the Best Intentions Lead to the Worst Coffee

August 29, 2016

I’m not a hero when I drink coffee black. I genuinely like the taste of coffee when there is care to the beans, it’s roasted well, and the barista brews it in a way that really makes the notes of the coffee come through. I tend to go to the kind of cafes where I […]

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On Stranger Things

August 27, 2016

It has been over a month since I first watched Stranger Things the day after it was released on Netflix. I had plans to hang out with a friend but it had been a long and busy week and so I decided to stay in and just relax. [Side Note: Quick shout out to awesome […]

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Upping my Coffee Game with a Chemex

August 24, 2016

I found myself at the register at Whole Foods in Oakland without any food but instead, an 8-cup Chemex, a box of filters, and a bag of Ethiopian coffee beans. As the guy rung me up, I couldn’t help but feel like I had to explain: “I want to be able to make good coffee […]

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Suicide Squad, Or: What Was It I Just Watched?

August 22, 2016

They should do this thing with DC movies that every time they release one, they should tell you which episodes of a DC animated series you should watch afterwards to reassure yourself that there are good stories with the characters they just messed up on the big screen. To rid oneself of the taste of […]

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A Note About Not Writing

August 22, 2016

I haven’t updated this blog in a while. Every time I wanted to write a blog post, most likely about something specific going on in the world, something else terrible would happen and the right words wouldn’t come. Nothing I was writing seemed good enough. I felt as if I had to address the craziness […]

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