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Dethroning the King: Case Study in American Insularity

Posted on 05. Sep, 2012 by .


SUMMARY: Review of Julie MacIntosh’s Dethroning the King: Anheuser-Busch’s hostile takeover by InBev, making Budweiser a foreign-owned beer.

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Eagle Gym in St. Louis, MO

Posted on 16. Aug, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: I describe my St. Louis gym and its hardcore powerlifting and strongman culture.

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Conversations with Christians

Posted on 14. Aug, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: Interviews with two born-again Christian friends in St. Louis: Craig Leonard and Mike Wood.

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A Mexican-American Experience

Posted on 09. Oct, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: My observations of Mexican-American culture in my experiences over the summer, which include a trip to immigration court and a small rumble at a bicentennial festival.

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Weightlifting in Latin America

Posted on 24. Sep, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: I describe the weightlifting scene in Latin America and contrast it with America’s.

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Recession: An American Experience

Posted on 22. Jan, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: My observations from my first time living in America since the global recession / credit crisis.

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My Big Gringo Christmas

Posted on 03. Jan, 2009 by .


SUMMARY: I spend Christmas in St. Louis after almost a year in Arequipa, Peru. Subsections of my reflections include: American Food, Wal-Mart, The Porn Star, Christmas in America, A Doomed Friendship, American Opulence & Materialism.

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