When I said in an earlier post discussing how irreligious American Jews are, that my daughter’s observance was an open question, I thought it wouldn’t come up for a while. After all, she’s not even one.
Favorite Books And Podcasts Of 2013
Usually I try to point Book Scan readers to the written word, but occasionally I find a piece of audio worth recommending. Last time I pointed you toward a wonderful novel about a real estate agent, but this time I’m suggesting a podcast.
From Nametrix to They Might Be Giants, who created Whitney's favorite apps this year?
Our quirky, discerning picks for the most interesting things to do around the state this week.
Mike Tyson: delinquent, champion, felon, addict, penitent
Your love. Your passion. Your taste. That’s the reason you’re here. You still belong, even if you don’t feel like it right now. Your taste can be killer even if your ability is questionable.
A new study refutes the idea that a "global savings glut" caused the financial crisis.
Comedian Chris Garcia, who once did a standup act almost entirely about the Mission, was on last week’s This American Life! Check it out: Chris Garcia and his dad were driving home, listening to oldies, sharing a bag of chips.
In a cultural milieu dominated by long-form television dramas such as Breaking Bad and Madmen, how has the apparently simple activity of audio storytelling gained such clout? In the US, documentary radio programs such as RadioLab, This American Life ...