People of the night: Why many western cities want mayors for the graveyard shift

by Rashmee

Posted on October 27, 2017


  A half-dozen European cities and one in Colombia in South America have night mayors. Many more are thinking of taking them on. New York, indeed. There, the functionary will be called “nightlife mayor” Why, one might wonder, when most people are (or should be) peacefully abed at night, resting from the labours of the … Continue reading “People of the night: Why many western cities want mayors for the graveyard shift”

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Hulu streams ‘Seinfeld’ to the world but which bits speak Noo Yawk?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 29, 2015


Now that ‘Seinfeld’ has finally arrived at a streaming service (on Hulu not Netflix), spare a thought for those whose job it is to prepare the hit American sitcom for foreign audiences. That means anyone who’s not a New Yorker really, because getting ‘Seinfeld’ is not about whether or not you speak English. Do you … Continue reading “Hulu streams ‘Seinfeld’ to the world but which bits speak Noo Yawk?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK