Sunday, March 30, 2008


Mihai, taking a break to decide which bar to go to after rehearsals. He plays the base in a photographers' band.

Monday, March 24, 2008


Nightlosers' Hanno Hofer, playing the blues at Hard Rock Cafe, as the opening act for Louisiana Red.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters visited the Romanian Parliament (the second largest building in the world) today. This is Slick Willie Shaw.

Right-Wing Rally

An extreme-right group organized a rally in order to counter Hungarian National Day celebrations in Transylvania.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Railroad Strike

The National Railroad Company had a two-hour strike this morning. I went to a village early in the morning and got on a shitty train to Bucharest to make sure I was in the middle of nowhere when the strike would begin. Here's some stuff I saw from the window.

Sunday, March 02, 2008

Trabant - Ode to Jero

I'm working - for Esquire - on an essay about Trabant, an old car produced in Eastern Germany, sort of like the cheaper cousin of the VW Beetle.