“In a tactile way, things feel lovely and serene and intriguing. You’re led from one place to the next through your own imagination and inclination to explore and discover.”
Harvard Book Store
IN “SMARTPHONE SOCIETY,” BIG QUESTIONS ABOUT SMALL DEVICES
"That’s kind of the sentiment that both the government and these [smartphone] companies would like you to have—this feeling of powerlessness. And that’s the reason I try to keep a positive tone in the book."
THIS IS REALLY A LOVE STORY
Every line I enter into my computer about the Hub is also part of a love story, because like a parent in the 1950s (or today, I guess) attempting to rationalize smacking their kids, I truly love the objects of my animosity. Oftentimes, it hurts me more than it hurts Boston to level such relentless criticism.
HOSTAGE: AN INTERVIEW WITH GUY DELISLE
"It was a very tense moment. I knew you can do a book with this but from the very beginning I knew the comic would be a very good medium to convey a story like that. Slow paced but with a little tension."
PIERCING THROUGH PATRIARCHY
Lindy West and quashing sexist slurs
VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL: ‘TIL DEATH DO US PART
It goes without saying that this a seriously subjective roundup, compiled by our brain trust and the interjectors who barged into our discussions at the coffee shops and bars where our list blossomed.
PICK YOUR BLEMISHES: AN INTERVIEW WITH OTTESSA MOSHFEGH
In a sea of perplexing novels and short stories that seek to highlight the good in bad characters, Ottessa Moshfegh‘s work rises above it all with murky water dripping from its edges, forgoing the good altogether to ...
DIG THIS: SHAKESPEARE, 5K ROBOT RACE, AND MALCOLM GLADWELL
An entire week of things you should do.
INTERVIEW: DEMETRI MARTIN COMES TO THE WILBUR
I’m not old, but something weird happens on the road [that makes you] know the spots you like, but in a bad way. You’re like “I’ve been here before, I remember that." If I have time I try to go to the museums to feel like I’m doing something, and not just eating.
FOTOBOM: SCOTT McCLOUD AT THE BRATTLE THEATRE
Q+A and signing for McCloud's latest graphic novel The Sculptor