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Einstein and the Hopi

Earlier today I posted a photo on twitter that I came across. It shows Albert Einstein with a group of…

Blessings of the “dark” Virgin of the lake OR Copacabana, where the cars wear lil’ hats.

I’ve spent the past two months in Bolivia and this weekend I was in Copacabana, a beautiful and ancient town…

Lord of the Rings remains and A Very Hobbit Christmas in Middle Earth

I am often in New Zealand…at least more often than I am in various other places. While here I tend…

Cultural Continuity

Now for a dose of heritage and modernity: The first is on sale on ebay and I long to buy…

The Lady Eve: 1940s Amazoniana

It should come as no surprise that I thrive on historic western impressions of the Amazon. I don’t think I…

Singing Inka Princesses of the 1950s

Incidentally, there appears to be a whole mysterious world out there filled with dynamic Indigenous-chic Peruvian singers from the 1950s…

The Glory of Bolivian Silent Film: time traveling twice

Today is another day for silent film lust and desperation.Arthur Posnansky, everyone’s favorite fantastic and fantastical Bolivian archaeologist, produced a silent…

Ode to Andean Leaders in Indigenous Garb

Over the weekend I got myself characteristically worked up about PerĂș’s impending run-off election between “Cancer and AIDS” to quote…

Uncontacted Conquests

As I have discussed before, I spend either a surprising or unsurprising amount of time thinking about uncontacted people. Any…

Everest: Good for the Sherpa? Good for my PhD?

It seems I am party to swirling momentary obsessions that cripple any attempt to do anything else. The internet is…

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