Category Archives: Art & Culture

Two Wheels to Freedom (Feature for Romeing, July 2014)

The best part about being the occasional freelancer is that I get to be picky about the stories I cover. This summer, a good friend of mine, former roommate and Editor in Chief of Young in Rome asked me to write about cycling in the Eternal City. For those of you who know my personal life, you know that every adventure comes with a customized bicycle. I’ve had visitors who have trusted me enough to take them through the free wheeling cobblestone streets by my favorite method of transportation, and while it may seem like a death-defying feat, this article reveals some secrets about how to get by on bike in Rome. Continue reading

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Introduction to The Trip Magazine’s “USA” issue (Fall 2013)

Last fall, I was in Rome but felt like I was at home as I wrote the introduction to The Trip Magazine’s Fall 2013 issue featuring the United States of America. Continue reading

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Feature for JPeople Magazine

I was fortunate to be called out of my “writing coma” by JPeople Magazine – a Berlin-based art & culture magazine for lovers of the urban underground – to pen my personal experiences and memoirs of Roman counterculture. Check out … Continue reading

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This Homegrown Youth Movement is Occupying Italy

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Velvet Revolution: inside the arts protests at Rome’s Teatro Valle

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Crossing an Artist in Ostuni

“Do you know that I found her? She was there waiting for me. To give me a sign,” artist Crocifisso “Croci” Sisinni tells me as he points to a small stone angel mounted in his shop. It looks like a … Continue reading

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2000s: The Lost Decade of Fashion

The other night, over negroni sbagliati (traditional Milanese cocktails) with fashion photographer Michele De Andreis in Rome’s gritty artist quarter of Pigneto, our conversation drifted from stylist friend, Manos Samartzis’s upcoming magazine launch. I began lamenting the early 2000s – … Continue reading

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