Category Archives: Russophobia

A Fly On The Wall

Generation Chef by Karen Stabiner is a captivating page-turner about the first year at a young chef’s first restaurant. Stabiner researched her story like a fly-on-the-wall in Jonah Miller’s New York kitchen. The result is a tale full of gripping details that reads like a novel. The author chronicles restaurant culture across the United States over the past decades, the

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Seduced By Music & What Russians Think

The latest post at BACK. is all about music. Keeping an open mind. And being seduced. Three good reasons to go there now. Music features in the next radio edition of Life Elsewhere with 8 Bit Operators covering innovative musical icons Kraftwerk, Devo, Depeche Mode & The Beatles in micro-digital space-punk hard-chiptune style, utilizing re-tooled micro-chip hardware such as Game Boys, Ataris, Nintendo

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Be Better Informed About Putin. The End Of Selfies? Licking Dishes. Lovely Illustrations. And Apricot.

New at BACK. Norman B comments on Mika Brzezinski’s extraordinary disparagement of Vladimir Putin. He recommends a short film from Australian directer Ben Briand, a site about licking food off the dish, a French multi-talented artist and a reason why you may never look at Selfies the same again. Go to BACK. here

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Russophobia Continues?

In the next edition of Life Elsewhere we explore Russophobia with Russian blogger Sergey Armeyskov. The author of  Russian Universe is fascinated with how the West sees Russia. We ask Mr. Armeyskov to share the Russian take on Russophobia, the Ukraine situation, anti-gay propaganda and homophobia. Plus, Masha Gessen, gay Russian activist and author of The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin and

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