The Hausbesetzung Movement of the 80s & the #occupy Movement of Today

I first wrote a version of this as a comment on a Facebook page I follow, but I thought it was worth reposting and expanding here on my blog. Years ago, I hung out at a squat (a “besetztes Haus”) in the Kreuzberg neighborhood of West Berlin, back when Berlin had a West and anContinue reading “The Hausbesetzung Movement of the 80s & the #occupy Movement of Today”

Curt’s Latest in the LA Times

My latest, a travel feature on Oregon’s Crater Lake National Park in the wintertime, has come out in the Los Angeles Times’ travel section. It’s titled “Cool truth about Crater Lake.” But as magnificent and joyful as the lake is from June through September, the magic in the gold sunlight of summer and early fallContinue reading “Curt’s Latest in the LA Times”

We’re Gonna Have a TV Party Tonight

Looks like we’ll be heading back to San Francisco on November 6, until the 9th. During this time we’ll pitch our documentary to The Gentlemen. I don’t think it would be a good idea to talk about the story itself yet, but I can whisper this into your ear: Alien Bikini Monkey Car Wash. “DoContinue reading “We’re Gonna Have a TV Party Tonight”