Paradigm Vol. 1—Genesis

Celebrated voices, including Noam Chomsky and Wes Lan, unite to address the idea of origin

People, places, dreams, nations, pieces of art—each and every thing has a beginning. This genesis is exactly what the creative team behind Paradigm Magazine has focused on for their first book, “Paradigm Vol. 1—Genesis.” With the help of nearly 60 noteworthy individuals contributing everything from interviews and short stories to philosophical musings and abstract art, “Genesis” stands as a 384-page tome concerned with one of …

Westland Distillery’s American Single Malt Whiskey

A flavorful, refined expression hailing from Seattle

If you’re looking to venture away from Scotland for a reliable, rich, single malt, you might not think of America’s Pacific Northwest as the go-to source. And yet Westland Distillery, housed in Seattle, has produced a truly tasty expression distilled entirely from barley grown in Washington state. This offering is quite reminiscent of an un-peated Scotch—with a grain bill composed of five different roasted and …

Tin Ojeda + Saturdays’ Expencive Porno Movie

A glorious experimental surf film, shot entirely on Super16

People can be wary of experimental cinema, whether that’s for a perceived oblique message or a sense of isolation and confusion. That won’t be the case with Tin Ojeda‘s “Expencive Porno Movie,” because at its core, it’s some of what the director does best: capturing exquisite surf scenes that balance beauty and hyper-energy. The 45 minute film oscillates between waves, wonder and surrealist montage. Shot …