lisakeller

In chronological order >> Manila: where I first encountered death. Frankfurt: where I learned to say good morning to the pine trees. Paris: where I won 100 francs for eating lots of soup, and fell asleep on the metro. Madrid: where I was told to be wary of gypsies. Florence: where I discovered what a sandwich could be. Los Angeles: where I found new life. Vienna: where I was educated about coffee and architecture. Boston: where my roots are snug in the rocky soil. Twitter: @itslisakeller

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Nick at Night Makes a Comeback

Nickelodeon is making our dreams come true by adding a line-up of ’90s programming to their late night schedule.

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6 Gift Ideas for the Hipster Millennial

The hardest part of gift giving is figuring out what to give, particularly when the recipient is a cooler-than-you, liberal arts hipster who shops at second hand stores and rolls their own cigarettes. It’s intimidating, but stay strong and read on!

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Reinventing the Music Video

Video killed the radio star. And now the video, though still very much alive, is perhaps going through its experimental teenage phase.

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Hi, I’m Lisa, and I have a cultural identity crisis

Being multiracial is sometimes frustrating. I feel proud of all my nationalities, and all the traditions that come with each. But I know I’m not really Chinese, nor am I really German. I guess that makes me “Enhanced American.”

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Architectural modernism in the modern age

Many don’t realize that the late 20th century modernist architecture of the 1950s and 1960s was made popular by one man’s photographs. “Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman” is a documentary about legendary architecture photographer Julius Shulman and his influence on art and architecture.

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Hub Love

This post is part of a TNGG series on Cities. Living in Boston has taught me many things. I know where to get the best burritos and authentic Indian food, how to ride my bicycle with traffic and not be … Continued

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Hey Social Media, brb!

On a cold, dark Tuesday night, alone in my room, I wrote a short note saying goodbye to my friends, my followers, and the world. Starting Wednesday I would abandon updates, forget Facebook, turn away from Tumblr—I was quitting social … Continued

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Debit Devotion

Society is slowly embracing the idea of a paperless world. For me, that notion also includes paper money. While cash has its merits, my debit card is my best friend. I’m not alone, either. A survey by Fiserv showed that … Continued