Stories about Culture

La La Land. Courtesy of Summit Entertainment.
Movies I watched this month
10Medium read
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Hobbiton. iStock
Thoughts on the Hero’s Journey when we'd rather stay home
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Arrival. Copyright Paramount Pictures
Seriously.
5Quick read
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Business meeting. iStock
The risks are real, but it’s time for me to speak out loud.
5Quick read
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Beth Appel and Rob Stern at The Peoples' Improv Theater by Benjamin Ragheb. Creative Commons license.
I wanted to break into the big time. Instead, I learned why I was miserable.
5Quick read
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Bushwick Block Party by Adrian Miles. Creative commons license.
I really love your cool art. But you’re setting in motion some terrible consequences.
10Medium read
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Discouraged man. iStock
There’s something to be said for being a guru on a mountaintop.
10Medium read
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Caught in the Act! headline. iStock
Did you hear that Planned Parenthood makes a fortune selling body parts from late-term abortions?! They don’t.
5Quick read
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Lionel Messi in the 2014 World Cup finals. Agência Brasil, Creative Commons license
Lots of things seem transcendent if I’m paying attention.
5Quick read
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Ex Machina. Creative commons. https://www.flickr.com/photos/bagogames/16153704398
How the Big Screen is Reflecting a Changing Culture
5Quick read
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Scottish or British. iStock
Our identity can be more arbitrary than I’d imagined.
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It might not look that way initially, but we each live in a world of infinite connections.
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The remedy? Be an artist, activist or pilgrim.
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Army soldiers standing in line. iStock
I made it into a bigger deal than it actually was—just like we religious people are doing now.
10Medium read
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South Africa township. iStock.
And I wouldn’t have it any other way.
10Medium read
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