Interview with a protestor

Occupy Wall St

Charlie recently got in touch with Johnny Ramirez, the organizer of the San Francisco Occupy Wall St protest. Here’s what he had to say:

The occupation of Wall St. began on Sept. 17th and has remained strong since then garnering mass support, but no one really knows what people are occupying for. The mainstream media is presenting it in two different polarizing lights with the conservatives bashing it and most of the liberal media giving it praise for its message.

I helped organize the first protest in San Francisco in solidarity with Occupy Wall St… Personally speaking I got involved because after leaving my job in the winter of 2009 and spending time backpacking in Mexico and … [Read more]

The Single Dude's guide to Singapore, Part Two - The Pros

Marina Bay Sands is cool but pricey

In my previous article on Singapore, I detailed the numerous drawbacks for the single dude to Singapore. Seen from that perspective, Singapore sounds terrible- high prices, gold diggers, fagbagsters, DAFFs, and retardation do not make a good single dude travel destination. But, in case you find yourself in Singapore for some reason beyond your control, don’t lose heart. You can make it work here if your skills are good and your bankroll is … [Read more]