Aaron W. Voyles reflects on how commitment created opportunities for what he loves.
Sometimes–when the alchemy is just right–an artist you would NEVER expect can take an old classic and turn it into something utterly sublime.
A call in for Christians, and all dominant groups to check their privilege and ensure equity among people of all social identities.
Tom Waits doesn’t just write songs. He tells stories—of vagrants, orphans, tramps, and brawlers—with scenes so vivid you can almost smell the stench of scotch and cigarettes in the room.
After ten years of marriage, Nathan Graziano is finding being alone a different challenge from his old single days.
For all the remaining holiday seasons every time you hear music it will either be from Boney M.’s “Christmas with Boney M.” or Bob Dylan’s “Christmas in the Heart”. You cannot stop listening to music. YOU MUST CHOOSE!
Queue the squeezebox and pop the champagne. This story of courtship gives us a reason to believe in mature romance.
Brendan Malone wants to help fix the ‘Rōnin’ generation – young men who lack a sense of direction and purpose because of the loss of authentic masculine identity. Here’s how.
“This was two months before he left his family. Arthur can’t tell you exactly what he did on that birthday, only that it left a taste of fatty pizza and cheap plastic in his mouth, that it involved a giant singing rodent, and that it was important to him.” Weekend Fiction By Delaney Nolan
Here are four of the finest narrators who still use song as a medium—raconteurs capturing distinctly modern stories.
With quotes from friends and famous folks alike, Tom Matlack finds that defining goodness is not science, it’s art.
Do you know what everyday racism looks like? Sami Jankins keeps her eyes open to it.
In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.
Dean Kostos expertly weds form and content in this poem–a villanelle–whose use of refrain and repetition reflects an old man’s movement through time and memory.
Yale psychiatrist Matthew Goldenberg wonders if, given the long-term neuropsychiatric risks, we should still be playing football.
As video games become more inclusive, the way they tell trans* stories is changing as well.
Everyone has a Thanksgiving story to tell. These came in at 140 characters or less.
When the world becomes a little too real, Jesse Kornbluth suggests: “Let’s have some unreality. Some beauty. Some genius.”
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You’ll thank Thomas Fiffer for this helpful guide to surviving hellish holiday dysfunction.
We think we want someone “nice” with a “sparkling personality,” but in the primal crevices of our brains, online daters just want to bone hotties.
Alex Yarde shares a first look at the six-part episodic game series based on the Emmy Award®-winning television series.
As this dad thinks over his thank you list, his mom appears at the top. Here is why.
Ever wonder what the kids really want for Thanksgiving dinner?
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).