Turning Postpartum Depression into Performance Art
In October 2011, Marni Kotak gave birth to her first child in front of an audience, as part of a live performance at the New York Microscope Gallery. Following the birth of her son, she was diagnosed with postpartum depression and hospitalized.
Famous Authors’ Thoughts While Being Photographed
I knew I should have shaved. I fucking knew it. This motherfucker best stop staring at my chin. Fast, if he knows what’s good for him.
Alain de Botton’s Bizarre Atheism Isn't What Atheists Want
If Alain de Botton's "Atheism 2.0" is where “atheism” is going, I’ll gladly retract the label for myself and settle on “rational materialist.”
Alain de Botton is on a Crusade to Make Atheism Smarter: An Interview
Steal the ideas of Buddhism's reincarnation, Catholism's confessions, and Islam's pilgrimage to Mecca, and combine them however you want to create your own jumbled yet customized guidelines for navigating in today's modern world. That's basically the...
Those Dangerous Middles: A Chat with Alain de Botton
"We are beyond the age of gurus and inspirational leaders."