Also an American

I’m off to Austria to ex-patriate myself once again. Anti-Americanism is more fashionable in Europe than it was even under Ronald Reagan, so it seems fitting to post about an American who might make the world think differently about us. Ehren Watada is a Hawaiian born soldier who’s refused to deploy to Iraq on the …
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Piledriver at CHAC

If you think you don’t want to see a play about semi-pro wrestling, especially one that has an overtly homoerotic subplot, well, to my stunned surprise, you’re wrong. Last night I was lucky enough to catch Piledriver at the Cap Hill Arts Center. I found it wildly entertaining. Oh, sure, it’s obscene. It’s rife with …
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Kalama Days of Discovery

I’ve just spent the weekend in Hawaii. Sort of. It was hot and sunny and we were near the water and there were Hawaiians everywhere, playing music, making food, dancing, sharing songs and chord progressions for the ukulele, oh, and lots more. I’ll come back and write more once I’ve caught up at home, but …
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