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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...
Chris Castig
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A Visual Retelling of Bukowski at the Charleston International…

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...
Chris Castig
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Best Vegetarian Food in the East Village, NYC For…

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...
Chris Castig
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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...
Chris Castig
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14th Street PeopleWay: The Dream of a Car-free New…

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...
Chris Castig
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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...
Chris Castig
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On Leaving The World Better Than How I Found…

It’s called the Campsite Rule. If you’ve listened to Dan Savage’s sex advice podcast, you’ve probably heard it. The idea goes like this: when...
Chris Castig
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How Not To Make It In New York

We created How Not To Make it In New York because we wanted to tell the not-so glamorous side of New York City startup story: the hustle, the...
Chris Castig
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Older Feels Faster

As I get older. Time seems to move quicker. It’s the strangest thing. I remember Junior High school: September; 8th grade; autumn leaves; soccer practice; Mike...
Chris Castig
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