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Why Racism is Here to Stay

America is fucked. I hate to say it, but racism in the US is here to stay. While noble, the dreams of a post-racial, egalitarian  society where blacks and whites live in harmony are a liberal fantasy. In reality, the numbers just don’t add up. It all comes down to social mobility. In Europe, the best […]

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10 Reasons why NYC sucks

After last week’s article, 10 Things Awesome About NYC,  here’s a little counterbalance. 1. The Insanely High Rents NYC has the highest rents in the US—and ranks 4th highest in the world. As of January 2015, the average rent in Manhattan was a whopping $3,928. The cheapest room in Harlem or Buttfuck, Brooklyn will still cost you $700-800 a month. […]

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10 Things Awesome about New York

1. The Subway System It’s extensive and it runs 24 hours a day. And for $30 a week, you get unlimited rides not just on the subway, but on buses too. Unlike other US cities like LA, transport is never an issue and nobody has to worry about drink driving. 2. Bar open till 4am Speaking of LA, last call […]

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Snapshot: Los Angeles, USA

Snapshots are mini town/city guides for smaller places or cities I have only experienced briefly. Here’s a little snapshot of LA. What’s LA like? With the exception of downtown, most of Los Angeles feels like a never ending village with low rise buildings sprawled out for miles on end. Coming from N.Y.C it felt extremely relaxed. The beautiful weather and beaches were a welcome […]

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The Bottom Feeders of the New York Jungle

The Bottom Feeders of the New York Jungle

In the concrete jungle of New York City, we can observe many different types of male specimens. NYC is a city of extremes. Both the zenith and nadir of the masculine spectrum exist here. At the top we have the big cats—hunters with many loyal females in their pride. Then, all the way down the […]

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Snapshot: Nassau, Bahamas

Snapshots are mini town/city guides for smaller places or cities I have only experienced briefly. Here’s a little snapshot of Nassau. What’s Nassau like? Nassau is a small, well-developed, Caribbean town. The people are, by far, the friendliest I’ve encountered in the Caribbean (all countries west of Puerto Rico). During the day, it’s flooded with cruise ship tourists, but during the […]

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City Guide: Havana, Cuba

Havana in a word: Memorizing. Chance of Hooking up (for free, if you learn Spanish): 2 / 5 Quality of Girls: 4 / 5 Nightlife: 4 / 5 Smoking tolerance: 2 / 5 Livability: 3 /5 (4 if you can handle no internet) City guide ratings explained Costs €$£ Bachelor’s budget: $60 per day. Beer: $2 for a beer. […]

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City Guide: Kingston, Jamaica

Kingston in a word: Tough. Chance of Hooking up: 2.5 / 5 Quality of Girls: 2.75 / 5 Nightlife: 4 / 5 Smoking tolerance: 4.5 / 5 Livability: 2.5/5 City guide ratings explained Costs €$£ Bachelor’s budget: $90 per day. Beer: $3 for a beer. Bed: $25 for a private room (restricted guests). $50 for an apartment. Bud: $1 […]

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