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11/27/2005

Why Myths Still Matter

On a topic that has enduring interest for me, Laura Miller has this piece in Salon on "Why Myths Still Matter." Includes some discussion of Margaret Atwood's latest work, The Penelopiad, which I was fortunate enough to hear her speak of, in part, at the Chicago Humanities Fest a few weekends ago.

November 27, 2005 in narrative designs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Musing on the Mix

Fun article in the Sunday Trib, musing on the easy-to-burn mix CD versus the compile-in-real-time mix tape:

"You used to feel there was a real act of devotion in creating it that just isn't there anymore."

—Author and music nut Nick Hornby on mix tapes being taken over by mix CDs.

November 27, 2005 in Music | Permalink | Comments (1)

11/21/2005

Peace in the Season

I have a lot of catching up to do here, but first...

Tis the season, people. As holidays of many faiths approach, let's think about good causes:

November 21, 2005 in Current Affairs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack