Monthly archives: September 2008

beer purity, beer mutants

Expat German-stereotype legend has it that Germans like laws and bureaucracy almost as much as they like beer. And they like beer a lot.
So what do you get when you add a love for rules and stark efficiency with a love for a substance known for breaking down inhibitions, order, and law? You get the Reinheitsgebot, or the German Beer Purity Laws.
Read the rest of this post on Young Germany.

new york, new york

Lo weary readers! I apologize for my extended absence. Lately I’ve been trading in the click clacks for travels and music and improbable coincidences. I spent five weeks in America, another week in Holland, and somehow just survived organizing a weekend-long festival to celebrate Haus Mainusch’s 20th birthday. But the winter is a’coming and so are more writings. I’ve decided to make my America travel stories into a paper and ink zine, which will (hopefully fingers and eyes crossed) be finished in the next month. The following is an excerpt. I realize it’s [...]