THE ANTHROTORIAN
"I wonder how many people I’ve looked at all my life and never seen."

— John Steinbeck

WHILING AWAY THE HOURS by Lindsay Shapka

WHILING AWAY THE HOURS by Lindsay Shapka

"My head is a hive of words that won’t settle."

— Virginia Woolf

CAPTURING A CAPTURE by Lindsay Shapka

CAPTURING A CAPTURE by Lindsay Shapka

THE WATCH LIST: TIM’S VERMEER by Lindsay Shapka
Believe it or not, I am not usually a fan of documentaries. I tend to read non-fiction and watch fiction, so when I do sit on the couch in front of the TV, it’s usually for a drama, rom com, or hilarious sitcom. But, recently, I have jumped on the documentary train, and have discovered some pretty fascinating stuff.
Tim’s Vermeer is a film created by Penn and Teller (yes, the Penn and Teller), that follows the journey of multi-millionaire entrepreneur and inventor Tim Jenisonas he spends five years figuring out how the 17th century Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer created photo-realistic paintings before photography was invented… MORE

THE WATCH LIST: TIM’S VERMEER by Lindsay Shapka

Believe it or not, I am not usually a fan of documentaries. I tend to read non-fiction and watch fiction, so when I do sit on the couch in front of the TV, it’s usually for a drama, rom com, or hilarious sitcom. But, recently, I have jumped on the documentary train, and have discovered some pretty fascinating stuff.

Tim’s Vermeer is a film created by Penn and Teller (yes, the Penn and Teller), that follows the journey of multi-millionaire entrepreneur and inventor Tim Jenisonas he spends five years figuring out how the 17th century Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer created photo-realistic paintings before photography was invented… MORE

DON’T SIT DOWN IN ROME! by Lindsay Shapka
An article published this summer in The Telegraph reported on some tourists in Rome who kicked up a stink when they were charged 42 Euros for two ice creams and a bottle of water in a cafe. Thinking that they were being scammed, they even went so far as to get the police involved.
Here’s the problem: the prices were clearly marked on the menu that they failed to read.
How is it possible that ice cream and water can actually cost that much, you ask? Because they sat down at a table rather than taking them to-go.
I learned very quickly while living in Italy that… MORE

DON’T SIT DOWN IN ROME! by Lindsay Shapka

An article published this summer in The Telegraph reported on some tourists in Rome who kicked up a stink when they were charged 42 Euros for two ice creams and a bottle of water in a cafe. Thinking that they were being scammed, they even went so far as to get the police involved.

Here’s the problem: the prices were clearly marked on the menu that they failed to read.

How is it possible that ice cream and water can actually cost that much, you ask? Because they sat down at a table rather than taking them to-go.

I learned very quickly while living in Italy that… MORE

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing."

— Ben Franklin