Chris Castig

 

   



138 Stories by Chris Castig

Waking up in Trump’s America

It’s time to Unite the Country! I feel like I’ve been in an episode of Black Mirror… not (only) because Trump won....
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Why Doesn’t America Have a National Museum of Slavery?

Upon arriving back home from Berlin, Germany I can’t stop wondering: Why isn’t there a Museum of American Slavery? Last Sunday, while at a...
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A Visual Retelling of Bukowski at the Charleston International Film Festival

The Shoelace (2016) has been nominated for an award at the Charleston International Film Festival! The Shoelace is a short film (3 minutes) that I created as a visual retelling...
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Best Vegetarian Food in the East Village, NYC For Under $10

1. Whole Foods $6 Salads and $8 wraps upstairs! They’re fresh, and mostly organic. 95 E Houston St New York, NY 10002 Visit Yelp 2. Punjabi...
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Shut up. Yes, you are influential.

I was having a conversation this last weekend, and got in an argument with someone who didn’t think they were influential. What? Everyone is...
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On Reading Haruki Murakami: What does it mean to follow an author’s canon of work?

An instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the remarkable story of a young man haunted...
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Peter Singer Inspires You to Do “The Most Good You Can Do”

The Most Good You Can Do develops the challenges Singer has made, in the New York Times and Washington Post, to those who donate...
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14th Street PeopleWay: The Dream of a Car-free New York City

I dream of a car-free New York City. Every night honking cars arrest me from sleep, and every day myself and millions of New Yorkers breathe...
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How to Make Anyone Happy

The bubbles of Bushwick are majestic. I’ve seen bubbles sailing off rooftops, I’ve seen bubbles swirling around my feet while standing in line for...
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