The end is nigh: the impending end of j-school

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Cuny Jschool
The end is nigh: the impending end of j-school

Here are two silly videos I made with Melanie Bencosme for video storytelling class inspired by the end of our time in j-school.

Choza taqueria: elegant street fair, overpriced blood-battles

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Food, Uncategorized
Choza taqueria: elegant street fair, overpriced blood-battles

The other tacos wilted and submitted but the chorizo taste parried every hot challenger with a new dimension, with the blood-red grease stains on the tortillas you’d expect from such a full flavored fight.

Not just another murder and sex show

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Art and Entertainment, criticism, tv

By Oliver Morrison “The Affair,” a new ten-episode series from Showtime, has managed to find a new crime subgenre in this age of over-saturation. Shows such as “Twin Peaks” and more recently “The Killing” found new territory by unearthing the warping consequences of a single murder for a whole season that murder-an-episode shows such as […]

Data this week: the shocking impact of babies on couples

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Data analysis
Data this week: the shocking impact of babies on couples

Having a second child doesn’t negatively affect a couple’s views about their financial situation. Part of this could be that the biggest change came after the first child and, as the article points out, a second child costs relatively less. But what’s perplexing is that the extra financial burden bothers men less than it does women. Is this because, as women, they’re losing financial power in the relationship, by taking off work, which causes them to be more dependent on their husband and fall behind in their career advancement? Could it be that this explains the fall in women’s happiness in the first chart–that, though they’re relationships are better, its offset by the losses they experience professionally?