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What Writing Programs Ought To Teach You When They Teach You About Writing

American Student Loan Debt Delinquencies has overtaken American Credit Card Debt for the first time on the spectrum of Debts. Students pay more to go …

“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.” ~Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, "Love in the Time of Cholera" Photo by Michelle Robinson

What is straight? A line can be straight, or a... • literary jukebox

What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it’s curved like a road through mountains.<p><b>Tennessee Williams</b> in <i>A Streetcar Named Desire</i><p><b>Song:</b> “Straight Lines” by <b>People Eating People</b>

Charles Bukowski, Arthur C. Clarke, Annie Dillard, John Cage, and Others on the Meaning of Life

The quest to understand the meaning of life has haunted humanity since the dawn of existence. Modern history alone has given us a plethora of attempted answers, including ones from Steve Jobs, Stanley Kubrick, David Foster Wallace, Anais Nin, Ray Bradbury, and Jackson Pollock’s dad. In 1988, the …

Do Not Despise Your Inner World: Advice on a Full Life from Philosopher Martha Nussbaum

When he was twenty-one, artist and writer <b>James Harmon</b> stumbled into a bookstore and found himself mesmerized by a copy of Rilke’s <i>Letters to a Young Poet</i>, the central concerns in which — love, fear, art, doubt, sex — resonated powerfully with his restless young mind and inspired him to envision what …

Pink Floyd: Journey to the Dark Side

It could be a new Pink Floyd song, if only that band still existed as anything more than a memory, more than a barely cordial business partnership. …

Famous Quotes are Paired with Clever Illustrations

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based illustrator Tang Yau Hoong has just released a brand new series where he pairs one of his older illustrations with a famous quote. A few years ago, we discovered Hoong and we quickly became fans after we saw his ability to cleverly incorporate negative space into many …

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