Articles for December, 2012
Review Notes: The End Is Nice
A Quarterly Greatest Hits Package for the Indifferent Reader

Howdy, stranger. Welcome to our fourth quarterly review. Please don’t run away… this is going to be a quick one. As you may notice, there have only been a total of eighteen postings from October to December this year. Subtracting this very post and last quarter’s recap, we only have an actual tally of sixteen.

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All of Us Are Scrooged
A Christmas Gift Guide with Serving Suggestions

Unfortunately, the Mayans were wrong. Congratulations, humanity. Yet again, we have been granted the privilege to eat and breathe our way into the holiday seasons, secure in the knowledge that our Groupons will remain valid into 2013, that our iDevices will still get major upgrades, and that Tagalized Koreanovelas will always figure into our primetime

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On the Lamb: Paris 2012 (Part Quatre)
The Bloggist Is Away

By chance, our first day in Paris was also our anniversary – although I wouldn’t be surprised if Joanne had planned it that way because she’s devious like you wouldn’t know. The sun was yet to set on this most eventful day. The girl-beard and I had so far gone through a proper scam, a

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On the Lamb: Paris 2012 (Part Trois)
The Bloggist Is Away

Our first day in Paris didn’t go as swimmingly as we expected. Within an hour of arriving, Joanne and I experienced an authentic Parisian scam at the train station. This incident drove me to a bit of paranoia, although succeeding events had allowed me to reassess my feelings for the city. More than anything, it

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On the Lamb: Paris 2012 (Part Deux)
The Bloggist Is Away

With apologies to ‘Hot Shots!’. We’ll always have Paris. And Paris will always have our €61. Despite that earlier incident, the girl-beard and I refused to let the rest of the day go to waste. We couldn’t afford to. For cheap travelers like us, Paris was simply too expensive for sulking (or for anything, really).

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On the Lamb: Paris 2012 (Part Un)
The Bloggist Is Away

We were on our third day in Europe, a displaced dude and his girl-beard. The two days we spent in Amsterdam were fun – we sure didn’t want to leave so soon – but we couldn’t help but feel excited for our next stop… You’d think that one entered Paris to be instantly greeted by

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