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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…

Classic cinema

Filmed by Jesse Paul. Starring Ben Kessler, Jacob Paul, Eli Paul, Anna Paul, Josh Kessler, Sarah Kessler,Emma Paul and Jackson Wagner.

Viet fishermen

Fishermen around Phan Thiet, Vietnam go out in these baskets and net fish. You see them bobbing around the rather intense surf all day. It looks really nutty. when I saw them pulling into shore early on the Tet (Chinese New Year) afternoon,…

Angkor Wat/Cambodian temples

We are in Hanoi now, last stop. Angkor Wat and surrounding temples were pretty much up t the hype, though incredibly, disgustingly crowded with people. Tons of tour buses of Japanese and Korean tourists. But worth the slog. There are incredible…

Pics

I am just loading up pics from Vietnam, trying to catch up. We are in Angkor Wat now and it is really remarkable, though very crowded. Pictures taken by the likes of me can't in any way do it justice but I'll see what I can come up with.

Village kids

I was walking out of the market on my first morning, down a quiet alley by its far side and I came across a group of boys paying marbles. They happily mugged for me. Their father yelled something and I worried for second but he was smiling.…

Viet coffee

Every morning after my market visit, I headed over to the little café on the main street of the fishing village. It was filled with Viet men hanging out.. not a single woman. I ordered coffee with milk. It arrives sitting in the little metal…

Vietnamese Fishing Village

I am writing this from a hotel room in Siem Riep , Cambodia -- Angkor Wat. Tomorrow we will see the temples, but it is really nutty to be here.We just spent three days in Phan Thiet, Vietnam. Our hotel was about one k from a little fishing village.…

Vietnam

We are in vietnam now for chinese new year. I have been writing some thoughts and will post with pictures when i get to somewhere with wireless. But the place is pretty remarkable. It feels like we on the edge of the world right now. We are…

New column is up

My new column is up here. It is about Tom and Cathy Davis. Those of you who have read this blog for a long time will certainly recall the tragic tale that defined by first year here in my own mind. I was finally ready to write about it,and Tom…