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Eight Excellent Literary Podcasts for Your Morning Commute

Forlornly staring at your iTunes library every Thursday morning, missing <i>Serial</i>? Tired of <i>Serial, Serial, SERIAL</i> already and annoyed that I’m invoking …

Sweetie rewatched – Jane Campion's beautifully strange film debut

The New Zealand-born writer-director Jane Campion has made a career of depicting strange and complex female protagonists in strange and complex environments, from a mute Scotswoman sold into marriage (Holly Hunter in The Piano) to a guru-smitten Australian (Kate Winslet in Holy Smoke) and a …

Sleater-Kinney: No Cities to Love review – a towering, fists-up comeback

When Sleater-Kinney split in 2006, they left an era-defining, seven-album legacy – recently reissued as a box set – that tackled everything from the commercialisation of feminism to 9/11 with a ferocious defiance. They were also experts at shaking up the machismo of classic rock: they paid homage …

How to Build a Canoe in 72 Hours

This project began, as it were, with a "crazy idea" - the possibility of canoe travel without taking a canoe with you. Of building one upon arriving …

Five Ways Ghostwriting Is Good for the Soul

On New Year's Day, I sat on the floor of a thrift store near Wells, Maine, leafing through the yellowing pages of an Alice Notley narrative poem. I silently read each stanza, startled by the way its strange staccato rhythm entered me, and thought: <i>I once believed all books would eventually be found</i> …

No Reservations: 5 Menus for Your Next Date Night In

Is your favorite restaurant all booked up for date night? No problem. These five menus are all you need to host a romantic rendezvous for two at home, no reservations required. Take your pick of a diverse assortment of global and down-home eats — there’s sure to be an option that suits you and your …

Why Buddhist Teacher Pema Chödrön Says There's No Need For Self-Improvement (VIDEO)

The start of a new year is a natural time to reflect on where you've been and where you want to go. But before you start making a resolution list of self-improvements, watch this "Super Soul Sunday" clip with world-renowned Buddhist teacher and best-selling author Pema Chödrön. As one of the first …