“First you’re gonna have to dress right, you know? Then you’re gonna have to hang out with famous people… you know? Make friends with the right blonde people, go to the right parties, yeah? Socialite. Then, you gotta do your work all the time when you’re not doing that. But I’m talking about the same kinda work, the same style so people can recognize and don’t get confused you know? Then, once you’re famous, airborn, you know? You gotta keep doing it in the same way… even after it’s boring unless you want people to really get mad at you, which… they will anyway.”—How to get famous, according to Benny (Benicio Del Toro), Basquiat, 1996
To coincide with the release of our Huron River Roast, we asked Ugly Mug general manager Eric Mullins and roaster Alex Fesili some questions about coffee culture and what music gets played in the café. Alongside the interview, we’ve got a short photo-essay documenting the roasting of our…
Gordon:There are two components: a high-energy proton accelerator and a matter-phase modulator. By adjusting the tuning frequency I get an enhancement of Higgs anti-bosons at 90 gigahertz and an almost pure beam at 160 gigahertz. I used it on mine.
“A chill ran through me and I grabbed on tight. That was when I left my body for good, and I shook off all the strength I’d earned. I wanted so badly not to be me. I saw my shadow looking lost, checking its pockets for some lost receipt. Where did I leave that fire?”—Neko Case