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Marfa, Texas: An Unlikely Art Oasis In A Desert Town

This tiny town perched on the high plains of the Chihuahua desert is nothing less than an arts world station […]

R Grammar Gaffes Ruining The Language? Maybe Not

Good grammar may have came and went. Maybe you’ve winced at the decline of the past participle. Or folks writing […]

Jaime Hernandez Bridges The Indie-Vs.-Cape Divide

If only Nixon could go to China, only indie-comics master Jaime Hernandez could produce God and Science: Return of the […]

Famous For His Hates: The Cool, Witty Gore Vidal

Chris Bram is the author of the novel Gods and Monsters. Gore Vidal was famous for his hates: academia, presidents, […]

‘Sweet Child O’ Mine,’ Julia Child Mash-Up Honors America’s First Top Chef

Julia Child, the woman credited with singlehandedly teaching America how to cook, would have turned 100 years old on August […]

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Powell’s Drunken Pair Prioritize Language

With his 2009 The Interrogative Mood: A Novel?, Padgett Powell produced one of the most readable literary oddities of the […]

How To Make Your Tofu And Eat It, Too

As I recently dipped a carrot slice into a fluffy, edamame-infused dip I’d made from a batch of homemade tofu, […]

‘The Lies Are Over’: A Journalist Unravels

“The lies are over now.” That’s an attributable quote from writer Jonah Lehrer, who resigned Monday from his job as […]

Grotesque Horror Through A Kid-Sized Window

Erin Morgenstern is the author of The Night Circus. There are still days when rain flooding the gutters conjures a […]

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