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The Fourth State of Matter - The New Yorker
“It’s a good thing none of this happened,” I say to my face.
death  grief  essays 
yesterday by jbushnell
1922: Why I Quit Being So Accommodating | Mike Cane’s xBlog
Update: See this post for a free ePub eBook version of this long post. A very odd essay from a 1922 issue of The American Magazine that seems to go against the general grain of most of the articles published then. There is also no name attached to it. Why I Quit Being So Accommodating…
essays  self-improvement 
2 days ago by droidekas
Building a Growth Team from Zero to Fifty — Brian Balfour's Coelevate
Key takeaways for this video Founder as the "growth team," and what skills that requires If not the founder, marketer as the "growth team" armed with tools (Optimizely, Leanplum, Kahuna, etc) or an engineer who can build but is also business-oriented enough to build for growth Even if it's just one
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3 days ago by parkergrimes
Morgan Parker
Morgan Parker is the author of There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé (Tin House Books 2017) and Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books 2015), which was selected by Eileen Myles for the 2013 Gatewood Prize and a finalist for the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award. Parker received her Bachelors in Anthropology and Creative Writing from Columbia University and her MFA in Poetry from NYU. Her poetry and essays have been published and anthologized in numerous publications, including The Paris Review, The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop, Best American Poetry 2016, The New York Times, and The Nation. Parker is the recipient of a 2017 National Endowment of the Arts Literature Fellowship, winner of a 2016 Pushcart Prize, and a Cave Canem graduate fellow. She is the creator and host of Reparations, Live! at the Ace Hotel in New York. With Tommy Pico, she co-curates the Poets With Attitude (PWA) reading series, and with Angel Nafis, she is The Other Black Girl Collective. She is a Sagittarius, and she lives in Brooklyn.
art  artist  author  poet  poetry  essays  writing  writer 
4 days ago by stjp
Into the Woods: Three Personal Essays on ‘Twin Peaks’
Into the Woods: Three Personal Essays on ‘Twin Peaks’
Into  the  Woods:  Three  Personal  Essays  on  ‘Twin  Peaks’ 
5 days ago by gdw
Erik Kessels Celebrates the Mistakes of Amateurs
Simon Baker (curator of photography at the Tate) in an essay from ‘The Many Lives of Erik Kessels’ quotes from L’idiotie by Jean-Yves Jouannais.

I wonder if there is anything here to help explain my practice.
photography  essays  criticism  philosopy 
5 days ago by metaproof
God in the machine: my strange journey into transhumanism | Technology | The Guardian
After losing her faith, a former evangelical Christian felt adrift in the world. She then found solace in a radical technological philosophy – but its promises of immortality and spiritual transcendence soon seemed unsettlingly familiar
by Meghan O'Gieblyn
Transhumanism  Essays  Theology 
5 days ago by danielcberman
The Personal-Essay Boom Is Over - The New Yorker
An update on the "first-person industrial complex," from the insightful Jia Tolentino
essays  publishing  zeitgeist  writing 
9 days ago by jbushnell

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