SPOTLIGHT

Last Laugh

By Clellan Coe Wednesday, July 17, 2024

SPOTLIGHT

Last Laugh

By Clellan Coe Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Read Me a Poem

“À une passante” by Charles Baudelaire

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Smarty Pants Podcast

Bathing Badasses

Vicki Valosik gets submerged in the history of synchronized swimming

Essays

To Catch a Sunset

Reflections on allergies, anxieties, and the limits of familial love

Asturias Days

Woman in a Red Raincoat

Read Me a Poem

“Peter Quince at the Clavier” by Wallace Stevens

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Book Reviews

Rhyme, Not Repetition

All that’s past isn’t necessarily present

Essays

The Next New Thing

In architecture, the gulf between the traditional and the modern seems wider than ever before

Asturias Days

Hot and Cold

Read Me a Poem

“Daybreak in Alabama” by Langston Hughes

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Editors’ Picks

Spooktacular Books

Thirteen tales it would be monstrous of you to miss

Editors’ Picks

Ten Worst Opening Lines

Essays

A Tale of War and Forgetting

Rescuing the memory of a cataclysm

Cover Story

Leaks and Consequences

Why treating leakers as spies puts journalists at legal risk

Essays

Solitude and Leadership

If you want others to follow, learn to be alone with your thoughts

Essays

The End of the Black American Narrative

A new century calls for new stories grounded in the present, leaving behind the painful history of slavery and its consequences

Essays

What Kind of Father Am I?

Looking back at a lifetime of parenting sons and being parented by them

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We Are the Borg

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A Forgotten Turner Classic

Who was George Eyser, the one-legged German-American gymnast who astounded at the Olympic Games?

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Femmes Fantastiques
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Mickalene Thomas and the art of remixing

Book Reviews

We Are the Borg

Is the convergence of human and machine really upon us?

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