Author Archives: R. Jay Magill

Birthe Steinbeck

  “I’m crazy for type,” confesses Birthe Steinbeck. “I feel like a nerd sometimes for looking at it so closely, collecting it, loving it. One day I was coming out of the airport in Stuttgart and I saw a new sign for Bosch. I had never seen a ‘B’ sooooo big! It was six...

PetPunk

  In 2009, Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, will be designated a European Capital of Culture, a recognition that will inevitably bring in millions of litas and euros. But I’m not in Vilnius to talk to government officials about cultural tourism, or roam a city that pre-dates the Roman Empire, or visit the granite...