Consequence of Sound: Forecastle 2015 Recaps

On the opening night of this year’s Forecastle Festival, a severe thunderstorm swept through Louisville, Kentucky, causing Sam Smith to cut his headlining set short and the entire festival crowd to be evacuated from the grounds. The other two days of the...
LEO Weekly: Tomas Young’s War on War

LEO Weekly: Tomas Young’s War on War

Art by Shepard Fairey Iraq War veteran Tomas Young, gaunt and bed-bound in hospice care, was managing his pain and health with a menagerie of high-octane painkillers and antibiotics, including medical marijuana dispensed from a vaporizer. He spent his days in a...

The Quantified Diet

Originally published on the Bai Blog. Just as the connected home syncs all of our necessary and leisure devices together to our own personal harmonies, the quantified self movement helps keep tabs on all of behavior – from measuring our finances and sleep patterns to...

What We Talk About When We Talk About Postmates

In the interest of allowing the subject to speak freely, let’s call my friend Adam. As in “you don’t know him from Adam.” The old idiom. You know it, right? So Adam is an accomplished local musician. And as the United States unmistakably values its arts, he is able to...