Gabriel Aguilera

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Why We (Mostly) Stopped Messing With Shakespeare’s Language

Last week, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced that it had commissioned thirty-six playwrights to translate all of Shakespeare’s plays into modern English. The backlash began immediately, with O.S.F. devotees posting their laments on the festival’s Facebook page. “What a revolting …

VS Naipaul,Charles Dickens,Percy Bysshe Shelley,Culture,James Joyce,Biography,Books,Leo Tolstoy,Henry James,Edith Wharton,William Shakespeare,Langston Hughes,TS Eliot<p>From Shakespeare to Shelley, Edith Wharton to VS Naipaul … literature’s greats have biographies to match<p>The idea of writing about …

Literature

Age Is Irrelevant When It Comes to Fitness

Last February, 59-year-old Ned Overend, aka “The Lung,” aka “Deadly Nedly,” won the first National Fatbike Championships, held in Ogden, Utah. Fat Bike Nats isn’t exactly the Tour de France, but it’s no charity ride, either. Overend had to compete against a field of much younger pros, including …

The Late, Great Stephen Colbert

Since last winter, after laying to rest the blowhard host of The Colbert Report and inheriting Letterman’s seat on The Late Show, the most inventive comic of his generation has been consumed with one very large question: Who will he be now? Stephen Colbert—the real one—gives a sneak peek. And in …

Comedy

El Chapo's 2nd Escape Could Paralyze Mexico's National Security Plans

SHARE<p>Just over 16 months after he was captured, Mexico’s legendary drug trafficker Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman escaped from a maximum security prison. …

It Ain'T What You Do, It's What It Does To You Poem by Simon Armitage

Autoplay next video<p>I have not bummed across America<br>with only a dollar to spare, one pair<br>of busted Levi's and a bowie knife.<br>I have lived with thieves …

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My translation of DIE ZEIT’s interview with Thomas Piketty is now hosted by TheWire.in. <b>Read it here</b><b>.</b><p>The original German interview with Thomas Piketty …

The Greatest Commencement Addresses of All Time

The commencement address is the secular sermon of our time — a packet of timeless advice on life, dispensed by a podium-perched patronly or matronly shaman of wisdom to a congregation of eager young minds about to enter the so-called “real world.” But the genre’s finest specimens speak to all of us …

The 80 Best Books Every Man Should Read

An unranked, incomplete, utterly biased list of the greatest works of literature ever published. How many have you read?<p>An unranked, incomplete, utterly biased list of the greatest works of literature ever published. How many have you read?

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Siempre Innovando<p>La apuesta soft<p>¿Por qué Trump quiere un muro?, ¿qué grupos están en el top10 de la música?, ¿es cierto que un asteroide viene a la …

What’s behind Mexico’s military buying binge?

MEXICO CITY--It started with 27 rail cars full of ammunition rolling down the tracks into Mexico.<p>That load of 30 million bullets was soon followed by fleets of Black Hawk helicopters and thousands of Humvees: in all more than $1 billion of American military equipment sold to Mexico within the past …

A Net Assessment of Europe

Last week I began this series with a Net Assessment of the World, in which I focused on the growing destabilization of the Eurasian land mass. This …

U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided

Jovano Graves' parents begged him not to join the Army right out of high school in 2003, when U.S. troops were fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>But their son refused his parents' pleas to try college. He followed them both into the Army instead.<p><b>------------</b><p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>This story says that the …

At Charlton Flats, in Angeles National Forest, spectacular views

Just 35 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, this Charlton Flats walk features spectacular mountain views and is a great introduction to the many Angeles National Forest hiking trails along the Angeles Crest Highway. Before you go, pick up an Adventure Pass at a sporting goods store.<p>1. Take the …

Trouble Sleeping? Here's How I Learned To Fall Asleep In Under 1 Minute Every Night

Recommended<p>Mar. 30, 2015 05:07PM EST<p>For a long time, I had a hard time sleeping. We can chock it up to bad food late at night, too many screens …

Mexico Is Arming Itself With U.S. Military Hardware

But America’s southern neighbor once preferred European weapons — what changed?<p>by ROBERT BECKHUSEN<p>In recent years, Mexico has made a major shift in …

The 15 Most Overlooked Films of The 2010s (So Far)

World cinema has seen an increasingly great number of overlooked and smaller features work its way onto the market over the past five years due to …