John Skoyles

  • It May Sound Funny

    Poet John Skoyles on the unexpected eloquence of the nonsense refrain. With readings by Skoyles, Greg Delanty, and Paul Muldoon.

  • Lottery

    Hear the author read this poem Pick a number, any number, and it will bear. the teeth marks of time. The day confetti. stippled your…

  • The Situation

    It's tough, isn't it, star, to be harangued. by every strain. of brimming heart? It's hard, isn't it, moon, when crowds fidget…

  • Uncle Grossman

    Uncle Grossman quotes the Greeks and the gods. and says the Great One knows when a feather. falls to a field, then he clears his throat. with the…

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From Apocalypse Now to The Lord of the Rings, this clever video puts a new spin on Hollywood's greatest hits.

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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