Month: August 2014

Jeff Koons at the Whitney Museum of American Art


I saw “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” at the Whitney sort of by accident. I wanted to go to the beach, but it was supposed to rain, and my friends were being wimpy, so we went to the museum instead. I wasn’t some great Jeff Koons fan before I went, although I definitely remember when Balloon

Grilled Elderly Couple in Japan


I’m going to Japan for the first time in a couple of weeks with a group of friends and am so excited. But also so nervous. I don’t speak a lick of Japanese–okay, that’s actually incorrect; I learned three words thanks to Rosetta Stone before giving up on it–and I understand that the Japanese aren’t