Philip Booth

  • Sixty

    Spring hills, dark contraries: a glade in a fall valley, its one flower steeped with sun. The there and here of her. The soft where. The…

  • Ox-Pull: Canaan Fair

    OLD before Odysseus failed to plow his son, great-flanked oxen knew the drag, the burden. man devised beyond his strength to pull. Now lever,…

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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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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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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