After a while, okay, you’ve worked twenty years or twenty-five years....– —Meredith Monk, from Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art & Politics, no. 17, 1984 ~Nancy Rosenbaum, producer
Nick Kristof: Red Wine or Vinegar?
by Trent Gilliss, senior editor Check out the friendly repartee we had with Nicholas Kristof this morning. When I first read his tweet, I’ll admit my heart sank a little bit. Krista’s journal reflecting on this week’s show “Journalism and Compassion” begins: “I wasn’t always a fan of Nicholas Kristof’s columns in The New York Times. I’d...
St. Petersburg Time-Lapse Symphony with Blazing Violins by Trent Gilliss, senior editor Andrew Efimov’s dramatic time-lapse of the St. Petersburg, Russia is bursting with violins, skylines, fireworks, cargo ships and racing cars. What way to start the morning!
Live Video: In the Room with Kevin Kling by Trent Gilliss, senior editor WHEN: Feb 9th, 2012 (1pm CT/2pm ET) If you listen to NPR, there’s a good chance you’ve been regaled by the unparalleled storytelling of Kevin Kling. His popular commentaries and hilarious autobiographical tales have graced the public radio airwaves and his plays have been staged across the United States. ...
Desecrated Bodies, Dashed Hopes
by Arezou Rezvani, guest contributor Shia mourners splash water onto a tomb during a traditional burial ritual in Bahrain. (phoot: Al Jazeera English) When a video of U.S. Marines urinating on the dead bodies of Taliban fighters became international headline news last month, national dialogue around the incident centered mostly on its impact on U.S.-brokered peace talks, the safety of military...
Michigan State University surveyed more than 700 employers seeking to hire...– I don’t even know what to say about these finding. I see parents negotiating on the playground, but in the workplace for a 22-year-old college graduate? Oy. From nprfreshair Bring Your Parent To Work Day: So-called helicopter parents have hit the workplace, phoning employers to advocate...
"False Spring" - A Poem
by Becca J.R. Lachman, guest contributor Photo by Daniel Peckham/Flickr, cc by-nc-sa 2.0 Figure 1.1 February 1. 65 degrees in SE Ohio. Our minds shift to “April” “earth,” “skirts.” We check lawns for daffodils-in-the-making, our laundry remembering how to flap. No one checks the 10-day forecast. We don’t want to know. Figure 1.2 On my way to play piano...
Anonymous asked: Dear Folks: Do you accept poetry submissions specifically under the "Get Published" banner?
Yeah, which is a really good thing to think as a human. Because we all have a...– —Steve Gleason, suffering from ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in response to Peter King’s question, “How you thought to yourself, how long do I have to live?” ~reblogged by Trent Gilliss, senior editor