Archive for September, 2015

Stop Googling. Let’s Talk. – The New York Times

Yann Kebbi

What have we done to face-to-face conversation?

Source: Stop Googling. Let’s Talk. – The New York Times

Postscript: Yogi Berra, 1925-2015 – The New Yorker

PHOTOGRAPH BY BERNARD HOFFMAN / THE LIFE PICTURE COLLECTION / GETTY IMAGES

His stats feel legendary in sum but slightly distance us from the kind of player and man he was—a funny saint.

Source: Postscript: Yogi Berra, 1925-2015 – The New Yorker

Scott Watson – “WHAT EVER” and “THAT’S ALL” – Two New Poems by Scott Watson

WHAT

EVER

Unapologetic for being

insufficiently whatever

this nearly full moon &

I weathering whatever.

THAT’S ALL

A huge and weighty ontological chore

requiring at the very least omniscience.

To grasp The All–given all the ongoing

goings on–the flux–unending changes

–is impossible but this is our life. How

we are ever going to be. Without trying.

– Scott Watson

 

© Scott Watson. All Rights Reserved.

September 2015
Sendai, Japan

Millions More Need H.I.V. Treatment, W.H.O. Says | The New York Times

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An Indian woman with H.I.V. shows her antiretroviral drugs at her home in New Delhi.CreditAndrew Caballero-Reynolds/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Millions More Need H.I.V. Treatment, W.H.O. Says | NYT

THE VOYAGE OF THE SABLE VENUS ‹ Literary Hub

Source: THE VOYAGE OF THE SABLE VENUS ‹ Literary Hub

Eileen Myles Has Always Been Cooler Than You | Broadly

To mark the publication of the writer’s new collection of poems, “I Must Be Living Twice,” we spoke to Eileen Myles about her decades-long journey from cult writer to feminist icon, sexism in publishing, and when she became cool.

Source: Eileen Myles Has Always Been Cooler Than You | Broadly

Lenny Is Lena Dunham’s Dignified Answer to Internet Haters

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Jenni Konner, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Lena Dunham in the debut issue of Lenny, out today.
Photo: Stacey Reiss for Lenny