Essays

Let's reflect upon the glorious creativity of Super Nintendo music

For video game loving kids of the early 1990s, few things will bring you back to childhood quicker than the music of <i>Super Mario World</i> or <i>Donkey Kong</i> …

Retrogaming

The Great Polish Poet and Nobel Laureate Czesław Miłosz on Love

“Who serves best doesn’t always understand.”<p>Perhaps the greatest trial of love, and its greatest triumph, is to unmoor yourself from your longings and refuse to constrict the other with the dictate of your unmet needs — to accept that love, to the extent that it is real, must come unbidden. It …

Literature

Remembering Woodstock: Photo Essay

A barely 22-year-old Arlo Guthrie, son of folk legend Woodie Guthrie, performed "Coming into Los Angeles," "Walkin' Down the Line," and "Amazing …

Los Angeles

Mary Jo Salter

Poet, editor, essayist, playwright, and lyricist Mary Jo Salter was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She grew up in Michigan and Maryland, and earned …

Literature

Witness

The editors of <i>Witness</i> are pleased to announce that we are open for submissions to our first annual <i>Witness</i> Literary Awards in Fiction and …

Creative Writing

Literary calendar: Week of Aug. 19

<b>BLUE LIGHT PRESS POETRY:</b> Blue Light Press cooperative hosts a reading by poets they’ve published, including Patricia Barone, K.B. Ballentine, Diane …

Rocky Mountains

Tuesday headlines: Honey. Hot bologna. Hot lips.

Vanguard says the chances of a recession by late 2020 have risen to between 30 and 40 percent.<p>A path forward for the GOP: Running candidates in …

Lips

University of Texas adds admissions essay, but then pulls it because it was a day late

Timing is everything when it comes to adding an essay prompt at a university thousands and thousands want to attend. That explains some confusion in …

College & University

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College & University

Daily Wire

Editor-in-chief of the Daily Wire; syndicated columnist; New York Times bestselling author; host of "The Ben Shapiro Show," now syndicated in top …

Conservative View

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Cannabis

'Baghdad Noir' Presents A City Of Diverse Experiences

Just when you think the Noir Series from Akashic Books has gone everywhere — Lagos, Montana, and earlier this year, Prague — editors Tim McLoughlin and Johnny Temple (the publisher of Akashic) find a new city or country or locale. The latest entry, <i>Baghdad Noir</i>, edited by Samuel Shimon, identifies …

Culture

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He Received A B S Degree In Pharmacy From The College Of Pharmacy University Of Illinois Chicago And An Mba From Lake Forest Graduate School Of<p>Essay …

Cannabis

William Corbett

Poet, editor, and essayist William Corbett was raised in Pennsylvania and Connecticut, where he attended the Wooster School. He earned a BA from …

New England

Notable Twin Cities: 8/12–8/18

<b>Monday 8/13:</b> Stephen Dillon will present <i>Fugitive Life: The Queer Politics of the Prison State.</i> Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m, free.<b>Tuesday 8/14:</b> Sam …

Performing Arts

How Leonard Cohen Employed Biblical Metaphors to Truly Convey the Beauty, Power and Pain of Love

In a brilliantly detailed analysis, the knowledgeable music essayist Polyphonic takes a deep dive into the way in which the late, great Leonard Cohen …

Offbeat News

Chris Hardwick’s Ex Chloe Dykstra Says She Stands by ‘Every Single Word of My Essay’

"I had evidence to back it up in order to protect myself," former girlfriend of "Talking Dead" host says<p>Chris Hardwick’s ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra — whose essay in June about a former boyfriend with “controlling behavior” was quickly followed by investigations into the “Talking Dead” host — took …

Chloe Dykstra

From 'Jaws' to Messersmith: Parkway Theater to rise again this fall with eclectic lineup

The south Minneapolis moviehouse will host live music, movies, comedy and varying arts events next to new neighbor El Burrito Mercado.

Horns

Hobart :: This Is What (Real) Freedom Is

It doesn’t matter how many times the essayist — the blind essayist — tries to write what it’s like being in the driver’s seat or how she is …

Literature

9 Funny Essay Collections

<i>Maeve in America: Essays by a Girl from Somewhere Else</i> is comedian Maeve Higgins's wickedly funny essay collection. The 14 pieces in the collection …

Travel Ban

Index on Censorship magazine wins APEX award - Index on Censorship

Index on Censorship is honoured to announce that our magazine has won an ‘Award of Excellence’ in the ‘Magazines, Journals & Tabloids – Writing …

Olivier Awards

This Review of Netflix’s Insatiable Is Something Else

<i>Insatiable</i> has not been getting good reviews from critics, mostly because whatever satire it was going for it missed the mark. The show has been …

Weight Loss

Apply To Bustle's New Personal Essay Workshop For Emerging Writers

Do you have a story you’ve always wanted to tell, but aren’t sure how to turn it into an essay? Would you like to learn more about how to navigate …

Creative Writing

The Academy just added a ‘popular film’ category to the Oscars

The Academy is trying to win back viewers with a reboot, one that brings a new ‘popular film’ category, a shorter broadcast time and an earlier date …

Black Panther

Diane Ackerman

A poet, essayist, and naturalist, Diane Ackerman received an MFA and a PhD from Cornell University. She is well known for both her poetry and her …

Literature

Backlash after the Nation apologises for publishing controversial poem

A fierce debate has broken out in US literary circles after the progressive magazine the Nation apologised for publishing a poem in which a white poet assumes a black vernacular.<p>The young American poet Anders Carlson-Wee’s poem How-To was published in the Nation in July. Assuming the voice of a …

Books

Meet Rob Burgess, NUVO News Editor

Hello, Indianapolis! We meet once again.<p>If my name sounds familiar to regular NUVO readers, there may be a reason for that. I first wrote stories and …

Indianapolis

Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941)

(1861 - 1941)<p>Born in 1861 in Calcutta, Rabindranath Tagore became the first non-European writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. The …

Literature

What's in a page: Comedian Maeve Higgins on her hilarious (and Amy Schumer-approved) new memoir

Being compared to David Sedaris is the kind of compliment that doesn’t come around very often. Rather, it pretty much never happens to any essayist, …

Books

UGA student accused of sexual assault put on probation, told to write essay

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Probation