Posts Tagged ‘politics’

Ancient Ruins and Terrifying Infinity Pools: Discovering Zimbabwe

Ancient Ruins and Terrifying Infinity Pools: Discovering Zimbabwe
By Edd Morris Your friends will raise their eyebrows when you tell them you’re vacationing in Zimbabwe. Rather like Vietnam, the general public’s perception of the country is exaggerated from the reality – dwelling upon the most negative aspects without a thought to the positive. It’s a...
August 10th, 2011 | Africa | Read More

Live from the Wienermobile: Relish Your Vote

Live from the Wienermobile: Relish Your Vote
Molly and Selena: With record voter turnouts expected, a woman up for Vice President and an African American vying for the presidential slot, today’s election promises historic results – and we can’t help but feel the energy. We don’t care if you’re red, blue or purple....
November 4th, 2008 | Dispatches from the Road, Lost Girls, United States | Read More

Election 2008: Voting for change!

Election 2008: Voting for change!
I filled out absentee ballot this weekend and dropped it off in the mailbox on the way to work this morning. Yay for the electoral process. Cheers for change I can believe in! As much as I would have loved to do the deed with my fellow New Yorkers on November 4th, I failed to switch my registration...
October 20th, 2008 | United States | Read More

Obama Versus McCain: The Remix

Obama Versus McCain: The Remix
Computer-savvy performance artists have invented a new political spin on the debates: real-time analysis. The show, called ReConstitution, is broadcast on a big screen using a computer software program especially designed to create live re-mixes of the debates. Its the brainchild of MIT grads Eric Gunther,...
October 8th, 2008 | Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

21 Reasons We Fell in Love with Bangkok

21 Reasons We Fell in Love with Bangkok
by Amanda Pressner Lost Girls Executive Editor New Yorkers tend to assume (or more aptly, believe with a deep, zealot-like conviction) that there’s no big city on earth that’s as funky, hip and prodigious as the one they call home. And, having spent most of my twenties falling in love with...
April 12th, 2007 | Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Thailand | Read More