The New Song by W.S. Merwin
Winter thoughts perfectly composed by W.S. Merwin. For some time I thought there was time and that there would always be time for what I had a mind to do and what I could imagine going back to and finding it as I had found it the first time but by this time I do not know what I thought when I thought back then there is not time yet it grows less there is the sound of rain at night arriving...
Longreads: Edith Zimmerman: My Top 6 Longreads of... →
getthatlook: longreads: Edith Zimmerman is a writer and co-editor of The Hairpin. *** “All the Single Ladies,” Kate Bolick, The Atlantic Kate’s story on the current state of marriage, and men, and women, is sad and happy and fascinating, and just generally makes me want to give her a high-five and… …and marry her!
Thinking that an office job might be a good thing to try, she did a six-month...– “Stumptown Girl.” Very well might have a forthcoming academic article in me about the myriad and obvious connections between humor and the consistent self-reflexive cred-checks we place on a countercultural sensibility in the 21st century, including Portlandia and Henry Owings’ insanely...
A great film is one in which the range of meaning is so imaginatively new,...– Pauline Kael
“Her deepest subject, in the end, almost isn’t movies at all - it is how to live more intensely.” - Sanford Schwartz on longtime New Yorker film reviewer Pauline Kael in The Age Of Movies: Selected writings of Pauline Kael
Recipe: Kasha Varnishkes
According to wikipedia, the kasha varnishkes dish was brought over to America from eastern Europe by Ashkenzazi Jews. This makes sense, seeing how a) my Dad gave me this recipe and b) my family escaped the pogroms against Jews in the late 1800s and moved to the LES of New York. So the moral of this story is: enjoy this delicious winter dish! My family certainly has since the days when they were...
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