Karate

Review: The Karate Code

Do you remember vinyl records? Scratch that, do you remember cds? On a cd or record you had a finite number of songs carefully constructed and placed just so. When done right, the cd represented a few separate works of art which came together to form a grander piece of art. While the actual number of songs was limited, they were worth revisited [...]



Karate

Today’s Mind

The other day I revisited a cartoon I used to watch as a kid. After about 10 minutes I realized I was gritting my teeth and wondering what the heck was going on. The plot was nonexistent and the voice acting made me want to find the mute button in a hurry. Nevertheless, when I was young this cartoon made all the sense in the world and I loved [...]



Martial Arts

A Hot Chinatown Afternoon

I’m not big on cities. Being in close proximity to nature has always been important to me (as evidenced by the design of this blog). But living as close to Philadelphia as I do, I would be remiss to miss out on Chinatown so I recently took a trip down with some of my family. Among Philly’s many sectors (Old City, Fishtown, etc), [...]