It probably won’t surprise anyone to learn that coffee sales are down as a result of the pandemic. Like makeup and gasoline, coffee is less in demand when people aren’t leaving their houses, and like the restaurant industry as a whole, coffee shops often rely on foot traffic or at the very least gathering indoors, both of which are currently discouraged. This is a good moment, as coffee is a little less present in our lives, to question why coffee is such a part of particularly American culture and whether it should be.Read More
Death and History in Heaven’s Vault
I briefly posted about the game Heaven’s Vault on Facebook when I first heard about it, and now, thanks to the Steam summer sale, I’ve played it!
Does it, though?
Live-Action Aladdin – Creating Acceptable Orientalism
I’m not looking forward to this, but let’s be honest, I’ll probably end up seeing it anyway. Read More
Cultural appropriation in wellness and the modernization of medieval medicine
Fad wellness is more than just the fashion of health, it’s often the fashion of other cultures. Read More