Another World

Dive into best underwater photos of the year with these stunning contest winners

Why it matters to you<p>Want a detailed glimpse of the underwater world without having to get even one of your toes wet? Check out these jaw-dropping …

Photography

Jay Bontatibus Dead at 52

Daytime alum <b>Jay Bontatibus</b> has sadly <b>died</b> at the age of 52 after a lengthy battle with <b>cancer</b>.<p>The actor is best known as Tony on <b>THE YOUNG & THE …

Entertainment

Wow! 2017 underwater photo contest winners

Winners of the 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year (UPY) contest. How do you choose a favorite?<p>Last week, the winners of the 2017 Underwater …

Photography

The Barn by Christopher Howe

I want to spend the entire summer in this glorious structure (whenever summer decides to show up after we unbury ourselves from the copious amount of …

Interior Design

Christopher Nolan’s Favorite Films and Where to Stream Them

<i>In addition to being an outspoken proponent of actual film, Christopher Nolan is also a noted cinephile. Here are some of his favorites.</i><p>“My dad took …

Movies

‘Homesick for Another World,’ Food (and Bodily Functions) for Thought

There are a lot of bad teeth in “Homesick for Another World,” Ottessa Moshfegh’s first book of stories. Some are yellow and nubbly, others jagged or clawlike. Sometimes these teeth protrude from black gums. The halitosis situation is code red. One woman reports, with less rancor than you might …

The Arts

Auspicious Debut American Fable Makes Horror Out of Midwestern Anxiety

The movies never get the Midwest right. When, on-screen, have you seen white people at the grocery store mouth that shy, apologetic “oop" noise every …

Los Angeles

Brian Cashman unplugged: Watch out for Chance Adams

<i>With Yankees pitchers and catchers set to report to camp Tuesday, general manager Brian Cashman warmed up for the season with some spring training</i> …

New York Yankees

NASA thinks there might be aliens on Jupiter’s moon

NASA has taken one small step closer to possibly sending a robotic landing craft to Europa, a moon that orbits Jupiter that is a candidate for …

Jupiter

The Millions Top Ten: January 2017

<i>We spend plenty of time here on The Millions telling all of you what we’ve been reading, but we are also quite interested in hearing about what</i> …

Top 10

Ottessa Moshfegh’s Book Homesick for Another World Revels in Flawed Characters

Beware when Ottessa Moshfegh’s characters open their mouths. “When he smiled he exposed the deep rot of his clawlike teeth,” she writes of one creepy …

Literature

Samsung’s New QLED TVs Up For Pre-order, Start At $2,499

Samsung announced its new range of QLED TVs at CES last month and now the company has started taking pre-orders on the devices.<p>Prices for the new …

Samsung

Movie Review: The Oscar-nominated Land Of Mine uncovers another World War II horror story

They’re boys, all of them: scrawny, scared, old enough to die for their country, too young to even grow beards. They crossed Europe as invaders, the smallest cogs in the German war machine. Now the war is over but not for these barely pubescent soldiers, forced into new service after being captured …

Military History

Start Reading! Reading Books Is How Obama Survived The White House

Remember those days as a kid, when you could be transported to another world and back all in a single afternoon? Sitting down with a good book was a …

The White House

Kate Berlant and John Early’s Escape from Comic Realism

Part of the pleasure of watching the duo lies in knowing that they are performing less for you than for each other.<p>The comics Kate Berlant and John Early, both twenty-nine years old, are connoisseurs of passive aggression. Recently, on the first of four consecutive sold-out nights to promote their …

Comedy

The Multimedia Flight of K.T. Niehoff’s “Before We Flew Like Birds, We Flew Like Clouds”

“What does it feel like to be in your body?”<p>At first blush, this isn’t a very unusual question for a choreographer to ask, and KT Niehoff has been …

Seattle

I Love To Paint Magical Forest Scapes That Exist In My Imagination

I love to use colour and light to bring to life these magical forest scapes.<p>Sometimes it’s so nice to escape to another World; a magical World. Below …

Painting

Rainbow Serpent turns 20: a weekend of boundless hedonism

6 moments that made this year's Rainbow Serpent truly magical

Festivals

Review: Convextion live at The Pickle Factory

When describing Gerard Hanson's music, people often reach for the language of science fiction. Synths are comet trails or glittering nebulas. Elastic …

#VicksTricks to Cheer up the Children when They’re Unwell.

I think it’s really important to make children feel safe, relaxed and cared for at all times, but even more so when they’re ill. Molly recently had …

The Bottom Line: 'Homesick For Another World' By Ottessa Moshfegh

Ottessa Moshfegh's stories of selfish people doing foul things capture the dark side of human nature.<p>The protagonist of “Malibu,” the third short story in Ottessa Moshfegh’s new collection, spends his time making up job applications so he can continue to receive unemployment benefits and try to …

Literature

Ottessa Moshfegh's Homesick for Another World, reviewed: Unflinching, brutally honest stories

There are few assessments of fiction more particular and subjective than those based on a reader’s relationship to a book’s characters. On Goodreads, the one-star pans of Ottessa Moshfegh’s novel, <i>Eileen</i>, tend to dwell on the main character being “difficult to sympathize with,” “thoroughly …

Literature

Top stories to start your day

The Liberals have backed away from their campaign promise to reform the electoral system. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and former democratic institutions minister Maryam Monsef had been criticized for how they’d been handling the file: dismissing feedback from the electoral reform committee and an …

Betsy DeVos

Listen Up: Travel Isn't Supposed to Be Easy | Andy's Travel Blog

• A car full of thugs intimidatingly pulling up to me repeatedly in Christchurch, New Zealand, forcing me to prepare for a fight for, what I felt like …

Travel

Iran's president calls Trump a dangerous 'newcomer'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV is reporting that President Hassan Rouhani has lashed out at the recent executive order by U.S. president Donald Trump to suspend immigration and visa processes for nationals from seven majority-Muslim countries, including Iran.<p>Rouhani described Trump and his …

Iran

Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh

Ottessa Moshfegh lifts the rock of our inner lives to see what sort of critters writhe beneath in darkness. While she thoroughly explored the inner …

Literature

Underwater Synchro-Swim Photography by Alex Voyer

article<p>http://www.fubiz.net/en/2017/01/31/underwater-synchro-swim-photography-by-alex-voyer/<p>Fubiz Media

Photography

Videos Archive

Executive coach and author, Jason Jaggard talks about how our imagination can sometimes rob of…<p>Communicator and spoken word poet, Micah Bournes …

Homesick for Another World

<b>A</b> character in one of Otessa Moshfegh’s stories says of a Polish barmaid he drinks away Christmas with, “There was nowhere to hide in the eyes of …

Literature

Homesick for Another World by Otessa Moshfegh

Dirty realism is back.<p>Coined in <i>Granta</i> in 1983 by the writer Bill Buford, “dirty realism” refers to fiction that focuses on, as he put it, “the …

Literature