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[10 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Macchu Pisco & Combier Launch Party in San Francisco 11/19/09 | ]
Macchu Pisco & Combier Launch Party in San Francisco 11/19/09

Thursday November 19th at 9pm, Indy Spirits Expo Afterparty
Macchu Pisco and Combier Present
‘NOW AVAILABLE’ IN CALIFORNIA PARTY
1 FREE Macchu Pisco Daisy cocktail, Come celebrate
$5 Pisco and Combier cocktails
Top Shelf Music provided by Romanowski
@ 83 Proof, 83 First Street (between Market and Mission)
NO COVER
Special thanks to our new distributor in California, Wine Warehouse.
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The Facebook Invite: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/event.php?eid=176404807157&ref=ts
Join the Macchu Pisco Facebook Group for more goodies: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=18760511406&ref=ts
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As best described in bullet points by Daniel Gritzer in his Time Out New York magazine article. “Pisco: …

Experiment, headline, music von music, products, technology is art »

[22 Jul 2009 | One Comment | ]
Experience: The Ghostly Discovery Iphone App

Ghostly has categorized their album library by colors which correspond to different mood states in an effort to help you ‘discover’ new tracks and playlists according to how you feel.
I am so happy to see a cutting edge electronic music label elegantly implementing these concepts to further investigate the mind-body-technology relationship further, ultimately to put us in the mood we want to be in:-)
This cutting edge project was probably conceived in Ann Arbor Michigan, home to Ghostly. I would like to have been a fly on wall during the planning …

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[8 May 2009 | Comments Off on Peruvian Hold Up Mask | ]
Peruvian Hold Up Mask

Not really, but it is called a “pasa montañas” or ‘mountain passer’ but to me it is a funny one of a kind tourist item for sale at this alpaca store in Arequipa Peru.  That is me wearing it and I regret not buying it since it was relatively cheap.  I still don’t really know why it makes me laugh.  If you are considering holding up your local cornerstore or yoga studio, I advise you do it in style and wear this mask. That white thin handlebar mustache pattern and …

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[10 Apr 2009 | Comments Off on Testing, Jabon Ruda – Lucky Soap From Peru | ]

At any central market and in many corner stores in Lima and around Peru, you can now find superstitious lucky soap product, Jabon Ruda.  It claims the soap is derived from a secret preparation formula from the “Palacio del Imperio” (Imperial Palace) and that Ruda has been used by pharaohs and Inca kings that attributed magical conquering powers.

Accorgding to Wikipedia, Ruda, or Common Rue, is a plant with some acknowledged medicinal properties from digestive aid to arthritis relief but also used as an abortifacient to horses and humans. It is …