Tag: istanbul

March 9, 2009 / Video

At long last, a short vlog entry that features clips from my first-ever visit to Istanbul. Complete with brief introduction featuring my new “Downloading is now a Crime” shirt from shirtcity.com (thanks!). Note: As mentioned in the vlog entry, I’ll be returning to Istanbul in…

March 3, 2009 / Text

Back from Istanbul and I was so busy I decided to hold off on long posts until I could sit and gather my thoughts properly. So here’s how it begins:

I’ve never stood at the edge of Europe and looked at Asia. I’ve never arrived in Asia and looked back towards Europe. Actually if I start to list all the I’ve nevers for my time in Turkey, this post will fill up instantly.? Istanbul and its 12 million people was a place filled with things that I loved and things I think no one loves, even Istanbulu’s themselves.

As the 5 euro bus pulls out of the airport area and rides along the sea, I’m fixated at

March 2, 2009 / Audio

Bianet is an alternative media network in Turkey. The network’s goal is to cover the topics which the mainstream will not or does not, with a special emphasis on human rights, labor, women’s rights, the environment, and much more.  How are they funded? Is their…

March 1, 2009 / Text

Turkey content coming up. 4 podcasts relating to alternative radio, a radical magazine, an alternative media network, an LGBT magazine.. and perhaps more.? It’s all processing and today is my last full day in this lovely city. So for now.. I leave you with the…