Smith & Gallo

Vincent Gallo and Zak Smith are two individuals I would like to meet someday. Zak Smith is an artist, whose art is out of this world. His use of imagery, subject matter, material and range of conceptual depth is provocative and powerful. I never met him, but I conducted an email interview with him once … Continue reading Smith & Gallo

Double self

I have been infatuated with the ‘double self’ since my adolescence. The concept intrigues me in its dominance over the mental and physical psyches. When I was younger, I would drastically alter my appearance through changing aspects of my physical being. I was never comfortable embodying or projecting a profile for an extended period of … Continue reading Double self

Gift of hope

Wow time flies by, I’ve been so occupied with mid term finals lately, its been hard to dedicate to blogging. But here I go again. This past weekend, I watched Shawshank Redemption (1994, directed by Frank Darabont). The film is about two imprisoned men who bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual … Continue reading Gift of hope

Holy Cannoli!

What a breezy and beautiful day it was yesterday. Me and my friend went to get some cannoli’s from Mike’s Pastry in Boston’s Little Italy. The shop itself is not too large, but they always generate such a large crowd that you usually have to wait in line outside. The ordering process is an adventure, … Continue reading Holy Cannoli!