Linda Pastan

  • Ship's Clock

    The ship’s clock, stowed in a box. for its passage to the beach each summer, continues to chime every four hours. (first watch ... dog…

  • Ash

    We fall l­ike leaves, anonymous as snow, like ash, like weeds. under some farmer’s hoe. We fear the dark. and watch the light recede. We…

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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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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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How Will Climate Change Affect Cities?

Urban planners and environmentalists predict the future of city life.

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The Inner Life of a Drag Queen

A short documentary about cross-dressing, masculinity, identity, and performance

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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