Taos Ski Valley’s 21-Year Old Snowboarding Chef Vincent Reif
April 13, 2010, 3:18 pm
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Chef Vincent shreds major...lettuce.

Yes, I’m frostsmitten. Winter’s barely over and I already miss snowboarding. This season I made it out to some amazing resorts in New Mexico, among them the steep-steeped Taos Ski Valley. The family-run resort is largely expert terrain, but who knew it served up talent on the slopes and in the kitchen?

It turns out the cooksmith who designed and delivered the delectable dishes at resort restaurant Rhoda’s is a 21-year old Kansas kid named Vincent Reif. What a McTwist! The Pop caught up with him between runs to get the scoop… Continue reading

(A Nude) Little Beach on Maui, Hawaii: Nakey Bakey!
January 11, 2010, 6:10 pm
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Naked drum circle at Little Beach Maui

Maui, wowie!

Just got back from New Years on the sun-soaked isle and had to give some skins to Little Beach, a sandy haven for nudists, free spirits and buds of Mary Jane in Makena State Park. We went on a Sunday when the clear waves were crashing, the drums a-thumping, and a vast assortment of buns toasting in the midday sun… Continue reading

Calaveras! Skulls! Mexico City and The Day Of the Dead, A Photo Essay!
November 23, 2009, 12:48 pm
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The Blue House In Coyoacan, Freida Kahlo's Home and Atlar on Day of the Dead

While the rest of you Halloweenies were  doing the Monster Mash, I hit up Mexico’s real graveyard smash: Day of the Dead. This happy holiday comes decked in altars and ofrendas full of skeletal dopplegangers of homies gone by. Peep The Apopcalypse’s Skulleton Crew of our favorite calaveras!

Above: This is from the altar at The Blue House of Frida Kahlo, shared with hubby Diego Rivera, in the neighborhood of Coyoacán…

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