Monthly Archives: May 2014 Come See My New Photography Site

Sam Smith Photography has moved.

In addition to being a writer, I’m also a photographer, and the last couple of years has seen me selling more and more of my work.

This has necessitated a move. My old photography site was hosted at, which is wonderful to work with, but it doesn’t allow e-commerce. I’m getting to the point where I need to be able to have sales and fulfillment automated online, so I decided to make the move to Zenfolio, an outstanding service that’s built for exactly this purpose.

The site is now up and running and I have a new URL: Read more

How to drink without getting drunk: does the yeast method work? (Food & Drink Week)

Esquire blog discusses a famous brewer’s secret for staying (relatively) sober. We test it out.

You may have seen Aaron Goldfarb’s recent Esquire blog entitled “How to Drink All Night Without Getting Drunk.” Great headline, and how cool would that be, right? I was skeptical, for obvious reasons, but it turns out that what is proposed is an idea developed by Joseph Owades, who Samuel Adams co-founder Jim Koch calls “the best brewer who ever lived.”

I figured I’d test the method myself, and not just because it would give me an excuse to drink too much.

First, how does it work? Read more