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Death Becomes Me

The first time I died, I was twelve years old.My friend, Peter Archambault, and I were riding our bikes on Ascension Street in Blackstone, Massachusetts, when we decided to toss our bikes over a…
LENGTH: 15 minutes (3969 words)

Penis Rays, Self-Loathing and Psychic Voodoo: Autobiographical Cartoonists on Truth and Lies

from Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel I'm staring across the kitchen table at the cartoonist Alison Bechdel, filled with a vague sense of dread. I am trying not to dwell on the regrettable fact…
LENGTH: 33 minutes (8411 words)

The Role of Architecture in Humanity's Story

Martha Thorne is currently the Executive Director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. She also serves as Associate Dean for External Relations of IE School of Architecture Madrid/Segovia. In recent…
AUTHOR:Vikas Shah
PUBLISHED: June 18, 2012
LENGTH: 29 minutes (7481 words)