Bookmarks (452)

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    We work toward the goal of peace for all.

    The Shanti Sena Mini-Manual pretty accurately sums up the way the Rainbow Family of Living Light...

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    China vs. Capitalism

    Xi Jinping Aims to Rein In Chinese Capitalism, Hew to Mao's Socialist Vision Mr. Xi's conviction:...

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    Screenwriters directory

    The Writers Guild of America "Find a Writer" search is fun. IMDb has a ton of...

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    America is a Pyramid Scheme

    America is a pyramid scheme. "It relies on people buying into the American Dream and then...

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    I guess we should have a Canadian election thread

    Because I guess there's a Canadian election today.

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    From Nobel laureate to global pariah

    How the world got Abiy Ahmed and Ethiopia so wrong "In less than two years, Abiy...

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    all federal Indian law is on the table

    Award-winning Cherokee writer, activist and journalist Rebecca Nagle [ᎪᎯᏂ ᏓᏆᏙᎠ. ᏣᎳᎩ ᎠᏰᎵ ᎨᎳ.] has focused the...

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    Three and/or Sixty-One Literary Bears

    Patricia Lockwood (LRB, 08/12/2021), "Pull Off My Head": "Is Bear one of those 1970s books about...

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    FULL BEAST

    The third season of HBO's Succession arrives on October 17th. Trailer. Previously. Fanfare.

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    The Bangladesh Safety Accord has been renewed.

    Originally postponed for renewal by the pandemic, garment brands and global unions have come to an...

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    Assassins

    Stephen Sondheim was being stymied by historical events. After the truly massive success of Into The...

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    I’ve had the greatest job... and I feel like the luckiest person'

    After a 35-year run leading Chicago's most prestigious theater company, Goodman Theatre artistic director Robert Falls...

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    volunteering, mistakes, & 'when we get the least signaling about it'

    "We have to be willing to let someone else make mistakes and do it worse sometimes."...

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    Modern Sounds at the Mother Church

    Adia Victoria's version of "You Was Born To Die" (feat. Kyshona, Margo Price, & Jason Isbell)...

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    'you are asked to believe them. But I am an unreliable narrator.'

    "Impairment phenomenology is different from other kinds of phenomenology in that it does not assume a...

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    RIP Sir Clive Sinclair 1940–2021

    [wikipedia] Sir Clive Marles Sinclair (30 July 1940 – 16 September 2021) was an English entrepreneur...

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    That's a Lot of Dead People and Crime

    Let Me Say This With As Much Sensitivity As I Can: Wow, That's a Lot of...

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    Proise, Grantfulness, Glofe, and most of all, Chart

    With so many disasters pumelling the UK simultaneously—Brexit, Covid, GB News—it's nice to see that our...

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    Rolling Stone's New List of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time

    Let the arguing begin. Rolling Stone first published its 500 Greatest Songs list in 2004, when...

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    What's the smallest amount you can spend for a million of something?

    An ongoing twitter thread exploring the lowest it's possible to spend to get a million of...

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    It measures everything in short, except that which makes life worthwhile

    Enough with the GDP — it's time to measure genuine progress - "Unlike GDP, the Genuine...

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    How do you like them books?

    eBooks vs Printed Books: Which are better? The history of the book starts with the development...

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    I could be anymeme you like

    I can be brown, I can be blue, I can be violet sky... (sltwitter)

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    Volume warning

    "The Federal Signal Thunderbolt siren is one of the most famous 'older sirens' in the history...

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    Lil Nas X Gala Look Behind The Scenes

    Behind Lil Nas X's Royal Met Gala Looks [6m27s YouTube video from Vogue] I thought it...

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    A Musical Interlude...

    Skylark, a 1941 popular song with lyrics by Johnny Mercer, music by Hoagy Carmichael and the...

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    Brutes

    Amitav Ghosh's meditations on the myth of the voiceless.

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    Rewild Your Attention

    "If you want to have wilder, curiouser thoughts, you have to avoid the industrial monocropping of...

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    Courtney’s Story

    ""'Oh my God, please tell the truth,'" she recalled saying as Meyer spoke. "I was on...

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    I'll paint you mornings of gold, I'll spin you Valentine evenings

    The Labyrinth (of Jareth) Masquerade Ball is an annual dance and narrative theatrical event, based in...

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    My hovercraft is full of eels

    How to Say What You Need to Say in Another Language. "You know those language textbook...

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    Get off my lawn

    In which a guy decries Sally Rooney, praises Ottessa Moshfegh, ties himself into a knot about...

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    On singleness, self-sufficiency and masculinity

    There is no real guidebook for a woman alone in her home. No one threw me...

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    The Innovation of Modular Housing: How Buildings Learn Pattern Languages

    Apartments Built on an Assembly Line [ungated] - "The pandemic put a general crimp in housing...

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    Using currency from 23 countries

    Money Is the One True God - Music video for the Blake Mills song, featuring amazing...

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    'grit & valor' not sissy pants & girlie guns

    Over the years in China, "little fresh meat" celebrities and male beauty bloggers have disrupted the...

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    [A good letter] must be plausible, but it must also be ridiculous

    For Gawker, Bennett Madison writes about being a fabulist: "Help! I Couldn't Stop Writing Fake Dear...

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    One handful of rainbow sprinkles of unknown origin

    The Grub Street Diet: Leon Neyfakh Always Waits Too Long to Eat. "Not to be dramatic,...

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    Fingertip Universes 2021-1975

    2021 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition – with links to annual Nikon Small World galleries back...

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    The science of obesity was derailed by one experiment

    "We argue that the reason so little progress has been made against obesity and type 2...

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    He's Just a Tired Dad, Trying To Make It Home For Christmas

    Marvel's Hawkeye trailer suggests Die Hard vibes for Disney Plus series

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    Abortion in Coahuila, Mexico has been decriminalized

    SCJN: aplica en todo el país despenalización del aborto. Abortion Is No Longer a Crime in...

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    I never, ever hid who I was and I never stopped correcting people

    That time Rae Spoon cancelled their tours due to COVID-19 and then found out they had...

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    I don't know how that cat got wedged in an American flag or why

    At the Miami Hurricanes home opener, a cat dangles for its life and then is rescued....

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    The last one, Don Maddox, goes to Hillbilly Heaven

    The Maddox family walked and rode freight trains from Alabama to California. They came to California...

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    The Legendary Lao Gan Ma

    How Chili Sauce Billionaire Tao Huabi Became a 'Chinese Dream' Role Model

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    The Debarkle

    Debarkle traces the history, events and subsequent consequences of the Sad Puppy/Rabid Puppy Kerfuffle at the...

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    R is for reason and poor old reality. Once in fashion, but now obsolete.

    The Public Domain Review introduces the 1913 parody children's book railing against modern art, The Cubies'...

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    Sondheim's Six Ladies In Red

    Patti LuPone, Marin Mazzie, Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy, Bernadette Peters, and Elaine Stritch all take the...

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    Does physics require a continuum?

    Finitism and Physics - "A brief precis: Gravitational collapse limits the amount of energy present in...