How did my little food show "Italy in Bocca" end up getting nominated for two Taste Awards? Well...
The surreal story of how an up-and-coming director took a turn for the worst to help further his career during COVID.
The Livermore Centennial light bulb has been on, continually, for over 100 years. If this doesn't blow your mind then hearing stories from retired Fire Chief Thomas Bramell about how they used to hit it with footballs because they had no idea how old it was will definitely make you thing this bulb has super... Continue Reading →
This year I was fortunate enough to get a little face time with José González the owner of the oldest restaurant in the world, Botin (www.botin.es), located in Madrid, Spain. This year the city will be hosting the world renowned Davis Cup Tennis tournament (www.daviscup.com) in association with Kosmos Tennis (www.kosmostennis.com) so I was sent... Continue Reading →
Come take a quick flight with us over San Lorenzo La Escorial, the Royal holy seat of the Spanish Catholic Church, and a beautiful complex that was built by King Philip II of Spain. Just one hour outside of Madrid this makes a perfect day trip to get into the middle of paradise. Check out... Continue Reading →
If you travel an hour west of Madrid, you will find yourself in some of the most beautiful green landscape imaginable. This is San Lorenzo de El Escorial, and the site of the historic residence of the king of Spain, built by Philip the second in the 16th century. This controversial building constructed by Juan... Continue Reading →
Anthropedermic Bibliopegy. Yeah. It has an actual term when you bind a book in human flesh, because, well, it's that common I guess? What is a leather bound book? Cowpedermic Bibliopegy? That sounds stupid. In anycase there is one hidden, sorta, inside a very unique library in Boston called the Athenæum. It is actually the... Continue Reading →