I Want My CTV

"Camera number two, zoom in and give me your two shot. There you go. Can you get the fruit basket and the sign too? Great, I’ll take that. Ready camera number two. Take camera number two." The two people I’d just trapped in the small black and white box on top of my camera appeared … Continue reading I Want My CTV

"Camera number two, zoom in and give me your two shot. There you go. Can you get the fruit basket and the sign too? Great, I’ll take that. Ready camera number two. Take camera number two." The two people I’d just trapped in the small black and white box on top of my camera appeared in full color on the television screens placed at either side of the stage. Unfortunately, the perfection of my framing was quickly interrupted by what seemed to be an on-screen. . . Read more
Patrick Casey Pitts
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the University

In the title of Michelin’s new Green Guide to Yale University and New Haven, the city and the institution of higher education huddle together, like college sweethearts in a twin bed, separated by a mere conjunction. After 300 years of often strained coexistence, Yale and New Haven, it seems, have finally joined together in a … Continue reading Hitchhiker’s Guide to the University

In the title of Michelin’s new Green Guide to Yale University and New Haven, the city and the institution of higher education huddle together, like college sweethearts in a twin bed, separated by a mere conjunction. After 300 years of often strained coexistence, Yale and New Haven, it seems, have finally joined together in a blessed union that is a worthy subject for one of the world’s most respected travel publishers. The blandishments surrounding the new Guide’s birth confirm this impression: At a press conference. . . Read more
Patrick Casey Pitts