Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers


Wabi-sabi isn’t anything new — it dates all the way back to the 12th century. But with the help of Leonard Koren’s book, Jesse Kornbluth demonstrates its uses in the world today.

Have You Gotten Your Fitbit Yet?


Jesse Kornbluth reviews fitness’s hottest item—a wireless activity and sleep wristband.

Boots on the Ground? This Question Takes Me Back to 2003, and ‘Stuff Happens’


Jesse Kornbluth reviews David Hare’s “Stuff Happens”.

The Child Is The Father To The Man


One of the songs Beth Hart did at the Highline surprised Jesse Kornbluth: “I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know.” Now that was inside. And it reminded him to remind you…

Krishna Das: Heart As Wide As The World

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Krishna Das will be leading a church filled with extremely delighted people Saturday night in New York, so this seems like a good time to showcase him.

Without Limits


On the eve of the Boston Marathon, Jesse Kornbluth remembers the great American runner, Steve Prefontaine, and the movie about his life and career.

‘Magic Mike’ – The Most Enjoyable American Movie of Last Year

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Male stripper film ‘Magic Mike’ is now available on DVD, and Jesse Kornbluth has a surprising review.

Alabama Shakes

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Jesse Kornbluth, on a new band that is not slick, wears street clothes, and plays it like they mean it.

‘The True Believer': Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews Eric Hoffer’s ‘The True Believer’ and discusses the nature of all fanatical mass movements.

The Horse Whisperer Gives Parenting Advice

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“Make it difficult for the horse to do the wrong thing and easy to do the right one.” Oh, hey, that works for kids also.

Thich Nhat Hanh: Being Peace

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Jesse Kornbluth explains the application of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Being Peace in our current political situation.