James Beavoir

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Q&A with Bill Flanagan

Exclusive to bobdylan.com <b>This is your third album of standards in a row – Shadows in the Night was a big surprise and a really nice one. Fallen</b> …

The Prairie Wife

<i>Audio:</i> Curtis Sittenfeld reads.<p>The understanding is that, after Casey’s iPhone alarm goes off at 6:15 <i>A</i>.<i>M</i>., Kirsten wakes the boys, nudges them to get dressed, and herds them downstairs, all while Casey is showering. The four of them eat breakfast as a family, deal with teeth-brushing and backpacks, …

6 FAQs About Iceland

The first time I traveled to Iceland, it was for a layover so I didn’t put too much thought into what to bring; I was mostly packing for the …

You haven't really seen Iceland until you've visited these Viking sites

Iceland has suddenly become the place to go, and most visitors concentrate on nature and the stunning, dramatic, volcanic landscapes.<p>But if history, …

The First-Timer’s Guide To Iceland

Iceland is a land of extremes. Home to some of the world’s most active volcanoes and largest glaciers, it’s been dubbed as The Land of Fire and Ice …

An Iceland Road Trip Like No Other – 8 Days On Another Planet

Iceland has been on the bucket list for a long time now. A lot of it is honestly the amount of buzz and press this island nation has gotten these …

Hiking

27 Inspiring Photos of Reykjavik to Remind You to Not to Skip It

I’m well aware that Iceland is deeply evocative of volcanoes, lava fields and fierce waves crashing violently against towering cliffs; however, these …

There’s a psychological term for feeling like what you’re seeing isn’t real

The philosopher Jean Baudrillard posited in the 1970s that modernity ended when we became obsessed with life simulations, like television. He called the new period “postmodernity,” a time of the hyper-real—when imitations seem more real than reality—and predicted the distinction between fact and …

Psychology

How Do You Know That You Love Somebody? Philosopher Martha Nussbaum’s Incompleteness Theorem of the Heart’s Truth, from Plato to Proust

“The alternations between love and its denial, suffering and denial of suffering … constitute the most essential and ubiquitous structural feature of the human heart.”<p>“The state of enchantment is one of certainty,” W.H. Auden wrote in his commonplace book. “When enchanted, we neither believe nor …

How men fall in love

Raymond December 18, 2016 10 comments<p>How am I ever going to commit to one woman when I just want to have sex with everything in sight? Let’s talk …

Cormac McCarthy Interview - Subconscious is older than Language

Cormac McCarthy Interview on the Oprah Winfrey Show

Cormac McCarthy's The Road May Have the Scariest Passage in All of Literature

Benjamin Percy, author of Red Moon, makes the case.<p>Doug McLean<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b><p>Masters of the horror genre know that monsters are scariest <i>before</i> they're seen.<p>This is why the makers of <i>Jaws</i>, according to co-writer …

The Genius of Paul McCartney’s Bass Playing in 7 Isolated Tracks

In many a musical situation, one can communicate an entire playing style in a name. When it comes to the bass—in pop music, at least—one of the …

Guitar

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains 2 Things Most People Can't Grasp

Apparently, we have a problem with time and size.<p>There are plenty of things scientists don’t understand about the universe, but for everyday folks, some of the biggest misconceptions are about the basics: time and size.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson, the world-famous astrophysicist, director of the Hayden …

Sharon Jones: a soul survivor who helped rejuvenate a classic sound

By her own admission, she was an unlikely star who waited decades for her chance – and then became a figurehead for fans seeking true soul<p>As reports confirmed Sharon Jones’ death on Friday evening, one thing emerged: hundreds if not thousands of fan pictures, selfies taken with Ms Jones from her …

Music

Graphic Novels in the Classroom: A Teacher Roundtable

The links in this post are Amazon Affiliate links. If you click these and make a purchase from Amazon, Cult of Pedagogy will receive a small …

‘We Can Be Heroes’: David Bowie’s Songs Of Individualism

<i>The following is excerpted and expanded from the book “We Can Be Heroes: The Radical Individualism of David Bowie</i>.”<p>From almost the moment of rock …

David Bowie

The Stacks: Harry Crews Was Grit Lit’s Wildest Card

He wrote novels about sideshow freaks, gospel singers, and midgets. In one of his novels, a man eats a whole car. But like only the best writers, he …

Finding the Magic: The Secrets of the Music Producer Daniel Lanois

The Canadian musician, who has collaborated with Bob Dylan, Brian Eno, and U2, on his approach to performing and making records<p>Daniel Lanois’s name may not be familiar to you, but his work is. The Canadian guitarist, singer, and songwriter produced two of Bob Dylan’s finest late-career records, <i>Oh</i> …

Virginia Senator Wants to Hide Slavery's Bad Side, Says Toni Morrison's 'Beloved' Exposes Students to 'Smut'

A Virginia lawmaker sought to sweep slavery under the rug by not allowing an AP English class to read critically acclaimed author Toni Morrison’s …

A Conversation to Have at Home

Emory Jazz in Paris

Akua Naru - Poetry: How Does It Feel Now??? //"Live & Aflame Sessions" (Full-HD)

Toni Morrison and Junot Díaz | LIVE from the NYPL

Toni Morrison Remembers - BBC Documentary (2015)

Toni Morrison ► The foreigner’s home : of language and demons [Archive ENS]

How Novels Begin: "Jazz," by Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison's Jazz as a migration narrative

Jazz by Toni Morrison