Microkhan by Brendan I. Koerner

Entries Tagged as 'sociology'

Filipino Brass

March 8th, 2013 · Comments Off on Filipino Brass

The annual Musikahan sa Tagum, which just wrapped up its 2013 edition, touts itself as the premier music festival in the entire Philippines. I don’t know enough about that nation’s arts scene to judge the validity of that claim, but I certainly can’t stop watching videos of the Musikahan’s marching-band competition. (The one above, for […]


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In Defense of Hitchhiking

January 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments

It’s not often that we read a piece as boldly contrarian as this letter to the editor from the pages of The Bellingham Herald. The correspondent comes out hard in favor of a practice that’s likely to get you arrested if you don’t take care: hitchhiking: As a person who has traveled thousands of miles […]


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