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Photographer Finds Beautiful Medium Format Beach Photos in Thrift Store

Photographer Meagan Abell from Richmond, Virginia, was browsing a thrift shop a few weeks ago when she stumbled across 4 sets of medium format …

Nate Silver Offers Up a Statistical Analysis of Your Failing Relationship

While data shows that overall happiness in your relationship fell 8 more points, there is still a 31 percent chance of makeup sex this Friday, …

Relationships

Weekend Reading: A Tech-Free Town, Boehner’s Zen, and More

Green Bank, West Virginia, a tiny town nestled in the Allegheny Mountains, is the subject of Michael J. Gaynor’s recent piece in <i>Washingtonian</i>, “The Town Without Wi-Fi.” Green Bank lacks not only Wi-Fi but also cell-phone service and all other signal-emitting technologies, because it is home to a …

Glenn Thrush

Infographic Tracks the Daily Routines of Famous Creatives

According to the infographic <i>The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People</i>, not all great minds think alike. In fact, they plan their days very differently from one another. Podio, a project management software company, created this chart that visualizes how artists, writers, and musicians went about …

Creativity

“Yes. Of course. But yet. Anyway.”

Harper’s Magazine interviews Leslie Jamison about her debut, home-run collection of essays, <i>The Empathy Exams: Essays.</i> On the complications (and yet! …

Boyfriends: Thom

STORIES: Shelagh Power Chopra’s work appears in FRIGG, failbetter, The Good Men Project, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Necessary Fiction, and elsewhere. She runs …

The Rumblr

Richard Lloyd Parry · Ghosts of the Tsunami

Nearly twenty thousand people had died at a stroke. In the space of a month, Kaneda performed funeral services for two hundred of them. More …

Empathy

Moonlit Landscape with Bridge

The Minister of the Interior stood in the middle of the room, assessing three suits laid over a chair. One was a pale morning-sky blue; the next tan, of light material, intended for these terrible summers; the last a heavy worsted English three-piece, gray, for state visits. They were slung across …

The Rumblr

"Donna Tartt, a Mississippi-reared 49 year old woman, has apparently been following me around with her notebook in hand for the last 14 years. Her lead character, Theo Decker, is pretty much me." http://www.themillions.com/2014/01/my-not-so-secret-history.html

"When terrible things happen in a Anton Chekhov story, it isn’t because one of the characters is a bad seed. It is often because of the characters’ inability to extend to each other the kind of compassion that would force them outside of their own concerns." http://www.themillions.com/2014/01/read-chekhov-for-a-better-2014.html

"Franz Kafka's name has 'entered the language in a way no other writer’s has,' said Frederick Karl, one of Kafka’s major biographers, in 1991. (The word is even the title of an episode of Breaking Bad.)" http://www.themillions.com/2014/01/reading-is-a-kafkaesque-experience.html

One Fixed Point: “Sherlock,” Sherlock Holmes, and the British Imagination

[<i>The only real spoilers for the new series of Sherlock, which concluded last weekend in the United Kingdom, are for the first episode, “The Empty</i> …

Hipster Noir: Sara Gran's Claire DeWitt Novels

When it comes to detective novels, we all know the drill. One page one, a mysterious blonde turns up with a job offer the detective soon learns is a …

Artists’ Intoxicating Romance with Absinthe

The spirit was a muse extraordinaire from 1859, when Édouard Manet’s The Absinthe Drinker shocked the annual Salon de Paris, to 1914, when Pablo …

The Rumblr

Happiness and Its Discontents

As a critical theorist working at the intersection of Continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, and feminist and queer theory, I make observations …

Columbia University

Models that are mean in the kitchen

The Great British Bake Off's Ruby Tandoh isn't the only model with culinary aspirations: clothes horses from Karlie Kloss to Kate Moss all consider themselves a dab hand in the kitchen as well...<p>It has already been revealed that Bake Off front-runner, Ruby Tandoh was signed to top agency, Models 1 …

Gluten-Free

New Beauty by Gregg Brockington

Makeup Artist, Gregg Brockington, works alongside Photographer, Zhang Jingna, to create these dreamy and Victorian inspired looks.

The Rumblr

Dispatch from the Carnival #1: The Trick is There is No Trick

We start by lighting parts of ourselves on fire that are easier to put out than our faces. Hands, to begin. Arms outstretched, palms toward the …

The Rumblr

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Due to popular demand, we're hosting our first ever CP hook-up! If you're in the market for a CP, then this is the post for you.<p><b>What is a critique</b> …

Writing