Reid Miller

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Summer House with Swimming Pool

Overview<p>Summer House with Swimming Pool by Herman Koch<p><b>The blistering, compulsively readable new novel from Herman Koch, author of the instant New</b> …

27 GIFs That Explain How To Survive In New York City

After teaching high-school theology classes in Ohio for two years, Pyle decided to move to New York City to pursue creative work. He got here in 2008 for an unpaid TV-production internship and noticed it was a different world than the one he left.<p>"The most important thing I learned was to stay out …

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11 Ways To Create More Time To Think

It could be just a coincidence, but I don’t think so.<p>In the course of the last 10 days or so, I’ve had three in-depth conversations with businesspeople (two of them entrepreneurs) that I truly respect. The theme: Carving out more time to think.<p>All three people–two men and a woman–had been searching …

MDC's challenge: 'Everything you know about advertising is going to be useless on Monday'

Scattered about the New York headquarters of Miles Nadal's advertising conglomerate MDC Partners Inc. are monuments to technology: a pile of out-of-date TV remote controls; a telegraph key; a 1939 Truetone AM/shortwave radio.<p>"They are there for inspiration," says Bob Kantor, MDC's head of marketing …

Summer House with Swimming Pool: A Novel Kindle Edition

How Gratitude Can Calm Your Nerves and Make You More Effective in Everything You Do

<b>“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” ~Cicero</b><p>Being grateful or practicing gratitude has many benefits, …

Happiness

9 Things You Seriously Need To Drop To Be Happy

Such a widely searched term nowadays is “<i>How to be happy</i>?”<p>We all want to be happy right? We fight for it. We live for it. We try to find it.<p>And …

Happiness

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Meet The Stars Of Vine: These Kids Have Millions Of Followers And Make Eye-Popping Amounts Of Money

All she has to do is press the re-Vine button to share a sponsor's video with her followers and an advertiser will cut her a large check.<p>Giraldo is a star on Vine, the Twitter-owned video platform that launched in January 2013. There, millions of people post 6-second clips and share them with the …

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Michael Byrne: Why The Power Of Human Connections Is The Key To Selling Ads

<i>Text by Dory Carr-Harris</i><p>The expansive New York outpost of global advertising firm Anomaly spans several bustling floors inside a classic building in …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

David Foster Wallace’s Timeless Graduation Speech on the Meaning of Life, Adapted in a Short Film

On May 21, 2005, David Foster Wallace got up before the graduating class of Kenyon college and delivered one of history’s most memorable commencement addresses. It wasn’t until Wallace’s death in 2008 that the speech took on a life of its own under the title <i>This Is Water</i>, and was even adapted into …

Sell Out: Part Two

<i>This is Part Two of a four-part serialization. Read Part One.</i><p>“See?” Simon says, as we shuffle through the crowd. “Piece of cake!”<p>“Where?” I ask. I have not eaten dinner and am hungry.<p>“It’s just an expression,” Claire explains. “It means ‘easy.’ ”<p>“So there is no cake.”<p>“No,” she says. “I’m sorry.”<p>“Is …

Sell Out: Part One

I am not smart with words, but I work hard every day of my life.<p>When I come on boat I have only shirt and pants. The food is not kosher and I soon begin to starve. In middle of ocean, I trade pants for tin of herring. Is very cold without the pants. But I survive.<p>They send me to Brooklyn and I find …

“The Thinking Molecules of Titan”: A Story by Roger Ebert

<i>In 2011, Roger Ebert wrote, several times and with rapt enthusiasm, about Terrence Malick’s film “The Tree of Life.” Here’s how one review begins:</i><p><i>Terrence Malick’s new film is a form of prayer. It created within me a spiritual awareness, and made me more alert to the awe of existence. I believe it</i> …

Getting stuffed: a tale of love and taxidermy

Does there come a day in every man's life when he looks around and says to himself: I've got to weed out some of these owls? I can't be alone in …

Paris Review - Bettering Myself

Ottessa Moshfegh<p>Issue 204, Spring 2013<p>My classroom was on the first floor, next to the nuns’ lounge. I used their bathroom to puke in the mornings. One nun always dusted the toilet seat with talcum powder. Another nun plugged the sink and filled it with water. I never understood the nuns. One was …