One of the economic tales of our times that continually puzzles is me is the amount of effort that’s put into first describing and then providing causes for the decline of American manufacturing. The reason this puzzles me is because as far as anyone c…
Nardwuar, the Human Serviette is a journalist famous for his interviews with all your favorite artists, but you’ve probably never heard of him. If you have, you know that he’s hands-down the best interviewer in music journalism today and you know that’s not an exaggeration. Born John Ruskin, the 46-year-old radio DJ is from Vancouver, Canada — which he reps every chance he gets.
Nardwuar got his start in radio. He stills runs a show on the public radio station CiTR-FM, where he’s worked since the mid-’80s.
His schtick can be a lot to take in at first encounter.
He’s loud and shrill, he speaks very fast and excitedly, and he dresses like a Scottish bagpipe player or a PGA golfer. But all of this seems to function to both stun and ease whomever he’s interviewing.
Everywhere you turn, you can find something in this modern world that your brain was not originally equipped to deal with. So, with the world we have created stacking up against us, how does one learn to succeed in this modern world armed only with a P…
At the century’s turn, Yunnan’s southern hills were planted almost exclusively tea. And then came Nestlé, bringing coffee growing and new wealth to the region. For Wouter De Smet, manager of Nestlé Coffee Agriculture Service, “tea is in the heart of those farmers, but coffee is in their purse!” Indeed, compared to tea (the […]