Swim Cafe

Chicago, Illinois

I told someone the other day that the most boring drive of my life was from Chicago to Kansas City. I’ve done some pretty boring drives: I16 from Macon to I95 (fuck you, Kite, GA!), LA to San Francisco (or thereabouts), any US road with three (3) or more CVSs, I40 through Oklahoma and the […]


Hood River, Oregon

Composed over 2.5 years with the goal of embedding a collection of words meant to seduce search engines. It is a challenge to get this down after being distanced by yet another move. But, very shortly after he helped load a truck with all my belongings for a move to Eugene (Oregon) and pronounced me […]

Aurora L5P

Aurora L5P

Atlanta, Georgia

Attempting to drift like a vagrant in one’s own town prompts reconsideration of local haunts we take for granted. It is fun to consider what Aurora would be like were it in a different city, or to visit it without the decade and a half of Atlantan desperation to patina it. It is in fact, dope. Bonus: JhT is haunted by a French Canadian troll!

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