Articles by James Tressler | Lost Coast Outpost | Humboldt County

Articles by James Tressler

March 2019

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Making Turkey Great Again (Or At Least Istanbul)

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Macera

February 2019

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The War on ‘Food Terror’: Reports from Ground Zero

October 2018

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Khashoggi Case

August 2018

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: What’s Worse than a Trade War? Scorpions, My Friend

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: A Metro Romeo

LETTER FROM NEW YORK: Walking With Ghosts, the Past and Memories of John Lennon at the Dakota

July 2018

LETTER FROM DARDANELLES: Shades of Gallipoli

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Short Career of Barış the Crime Fighter

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Remembering the Summer of Gezi

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: At That Hour

June 2018

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Dinner With Vlad the Impaler (and Other Orientalist Fantasies)

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Acid River

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The ‘Sultan,’ The ‘Gariban,’ ‘The Good Lady,’ ‘The Prisoner’ and the ‘Elephant’ (A Guide to Turkey’s Upcoming Presidential Election)

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Home By The Sea

April 2018

SILK ROAD PASSAGES: Civil War

SILK ROAD PASSAGES: An Offer Along The Ishim

SILK ROAD PASSAGES: City of the Dead

SILK ROAD PASSAGES: A Watercress Tale

March 2018

SILK ROAD PASSAGES: The Marmaray

SILK ROAD PASSAGES: A Bitcoin Affair

February 2018

SILK ROAD PASSAGES: The Endless City

October 2017

LETTER FROM DUBLIN: Like a Hurricane

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Kolchak, The Night Stalker, and the CURSE of the CZAR

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Kolchak: The Night Stalker (The İnvisible Hand Episode)

July 2017

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Return to Dalyan

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Death of the Internet Cafe

June 2017

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: On Board the SAPTIRMA

May 2017

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Life During War Time: A Self-Interview by James Tressler

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Out of Jail With Nazim Hikmet

April 2017

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Revenge of the Magi

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Not-Exactly Lost Generation

March 2017

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: How I Came To Edit A Turkish Newspaper

February 2017

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Inside Voices

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Luminously Liminal

January 2017

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Obama’s Farewell

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Let There Be Darkness: A Reflection on the Politics of Time

December 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Reporting From Turkey: A Journalist’s Guide

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Lord of the Sky

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: A Post-Modern Christmas

November 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Immortality

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Why Trump Should Come To Turkey

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: America’s Opportunity

October 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Why Are Turks Sold On Trump?

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Farewell, Bagdat Caddesi

September 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The ‘Killer’ Umbrella Incident (Or, the Story of the Great Metrobus Crash)

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: At the Aram Cafe

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Night Visitors

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Red Castle

August 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Pera Palace Hotel, Revisited