In a few months time, I plan to get in my car and roam. I’ll be on the road for several weeks, beginning in mid-June. I want to discover odd … Continue reading
Justin St. Germain’s moody essay, “Murder Tourism in Middle America,” follows the thoughts of a brooding, pessimistic young professor on a quest to satisfy his obsession with Truman Capote’s nonfiction … Continue reading
This morning I read an essay by Charles Comey, “Against Honeymoons,” and I thought of our cultural swerving on the spectrum between total cynicism and diehard idealism. Let’s back up. … Continue reading
Be a badass, sure, but be a well-rounded badass and you’re really living your best life.
I’m obsessed with stories about much older people. I want to empathize with the thoughts and concerns of old age, because there are important clues there. Clues about what really … Continue reading