| May 7, 2013
| 1:05 PM
In March, twin sisters Louise and Martine Fokkens, 70, announced their joint retirement after more than 50 years each on the job — as Amsterdam prostitutes. (In February, the minimum age for prostitutes in the Netherlands was raised to 21, but there...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Today is the day, people: “Tales of Iceland or Running with the Huldufólk in the Permanent Daylight” is now available from nascent media empire GiveLiveExplore.
What is “Tales of Iceland” you ask?
Like the press release says,...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:50 AM
As if I have to give you multiple reasons to buy the weird, hilarious, off-kilter travelogue I just published called “Tales of Iceland,” there are a few very specific weird, awesome things about this book. In no particular order, they are:...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Few things celebrate the end of winter like a great drive and enjoying the beach. Whether you can put the top down or not, members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist.com are sure you'll enjoy any of our "Top 10 Coastal Drives."
| Mar 31, 2013
| 6:34 PM
You're probably thinking to yourself, "Oh shucks, Markley debuted his new travel book 'Tales of Iceland or "Running with the Huldufolk in the Permanent Daylight"' at Essay Fiesta, and I missed it because I was icing a cake." (Or some other activity that...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Detroit-based indie rock duo Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. is at the point in its career when it wants to make every show count. Daniet Zott says he and Josh Epstein had toured in separate bands for a dozen years before......
| Mar 23, 2012
Little is more depressing than reporting about how four countries populated with bright, energetic people became victims of their own short-sighted and self interested behavior. In his very well-written book, “Boomerang,” Michael Lewis gives a...
| Dec 29, 2011
Guitarist/composer Michael Musillami's trio, his alliance with his longtime friends and collaborators, bassist Joe Fonda and drummer George Schuller, is a superb, finely tuned unit, empathetic, swinging and dramatically expressive of emotions sweeping...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Acupuncture and shopping may not be seem like obvious retail partners, but at Glow Boutique + Wellness in Laguna, they mix quite harmoniously.
Taryn Freeman and Gina Negri Klebanoff paired up on the concept, and call the shop a place to feel good both...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:09 PM
When I head to Iceland, it’s becoming increasingly probable that I will get to interview Reykjavik’s comedian-mayor and an expert on Europe’s largest ice mass—in other words, covering all of my primary interests not basketball-...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Scientists have pinpointed a likely source for many cases of autism and schizophrenia: Men who become fathers later in life pass on more brand-new genetic mutations to their offspring.
The finding buttresses observations from population studies that...