A Visit To Pullman City: Germany Meets (Not) America

Recently, I read a piece I wrote at Edel Extra in Nuremberg about a trip I took to Pullman City, a "Wild West" theme park in Bavaria. I thought I'd share it here: "A Visit To Pullman City" Mit Bayernticket nach Amerika, Raphi wrote, sending the timetable to Pullman City. Three hours to Passau. Claudia’s sister, Marina, … Continue reading A Visit To Pullman City: Germany Meets (Not) America

Judge Brett Kavanaugh Is, At Best, an Unimpressive, Weak Human Being

I’m not going to lie. I’ve been angry at Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination. Sexual accusations notwithstanding, there’s enough evidence to show that he’s generally been, objectively, an asshole his whole life. But I’ve noticed that assholes often get what they deserve. For example, OJ Simpson, who got away with double murder, eventually got arrested for armed … Continue reading Judge Brett Kavanaugh Is, At Best, an Unimpressive, Weak Human Being

On Global Warming, the Long View, and Thinking More Deeply Than Donald Trump

When I lived in Germany I'd make the joke that the 4th Reich would start executing people who didn't recycle. It was in bad taste, sure, but I'd roll my eyes when my German roommates would complain about my non-green tendencies. "Why do you hate the environment?” Sarah asked one time, after seeing me use … Continue reading On Global Warming, the Long View, and Thinking More Deeply Than Donald Trump