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holiday hack: florentine christmas traditions

Florence during Christmas is wondrous, magical, sparkly, etc, etc, etc. It’s also a little weird. If you didn’t grow up in Florence, or Italy for that matter, it’s only natural to wonder what’s up with the witches everywhere. Or how about the men walking around in tights? And why are there oranges in the Christmas […]

kimye’s wedding: finding history and culture in the hot mess

“Kim is even more beautiful than I am talented,” gushed the always humble Kanye West inĀ one of his three, 20-minute speeches throughout the course of the Kimye wedding weekend. With five first dances, a massive gold box housing the bathrooms, one Jayden Smith running around in a white batman costume, and Kanye’s wedding present to […]