Apartment living is one of those experiences that few people aspire to, but most are forced into experiencing at some point in their lives. "Living around other people is hard," say duh experts. You often have to listen to a stranger's footsteps, fights, music etc., and, occasionally you have to confront them about those things so that you can live in relative comfort. These confrontations can be awkward — how do you manage to come off as a polite, relaxed, yet assertive person when knocking on a neighbor's door to ask them to quiet the fuck down? One solution? Be an adult, suck it up and do it.
Dear Neighbors, Hello! My name is Jonathan Kim and I have been living at the house on the corner of _____ and _____ since December 2011. I had previously lived in an apartment just two blocks from my current location, and I am very ... Read Post
My wife Heather and I are both avid listeners of "Serial," the NPR podcast that reinvestigates a 1999 murder in Woodlawn, Maryland — just a few miles from Baltimore, where, as it happens, we live. A couple of weeks ago Heather had t... Read Post