Volume 21 Issue 3
Mad Mike the Hippie Bum, who is homeless by choice, can support himself by paying close attention to the ground under his feet, which is impressive no matter what you think of his lifestyle.
We are honored and humbled to be able to publish an excerpt from Family Life, Akhil Sharma's second novel. His first novel, An Obedient Father, won the PEN/Hemingway Award. He was a recipient of the Whiting prize and was one of the New...
Music, like most creative endeavors, was primarily seen as a vehicle for self-awareness, meditation, and recovery. New age musicians were looking to have a relationship with something beyond the material world.
In 2000, engineers from Radius Gold, a Vancouver-based mining company, discovered a belt of gold deep inside the Tambor mountains in southern Guatemala. Few locals were consulted before Radius moved in. Few of them knew anything was happening at all.
”More and more kangaroos show up in Romania, like we’re turning into Australia,” an animal rights activist said. “Last year, I personally followed a driver who was transporting a kangaroo. Two other kangaroos were attacked and eaten by stray dogs.”
Nobody I talk to under the age of 40 knows the work of Neil Winokur, which is odd in light of the 68-year-old photographer’s achievements: His work has been collected by the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the LA County Museum.
we asked our readers to submit their picks for the 20 most informative, provocative, and inspiring TED Talks.
How to drive out demons using the power of Christ and Skype.
Everyone knows the moment or month or era when life happened, all at once, and established some set point of desire or values or best-ever happiness. Flash-flooded with detail, and then flash-frozen in time, it’s usually a quick, early thing: an...