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Rewilding Croatia's Velebit Mountains

Croatia, playing in its first World Cup final today, makes this rewilding story from the Velebit Mountains, and interview with its team leader, timely: 449 more words


The Great Blue Heron Music Festival

Every year in early July there is a music festival near my hometown in western New York state – The Great Blue Heron. It’s a festival full of bluegrass music, zydeco, camping, dancing that goes until the wee hours of dawn, and so much more. 923 more words


Recapping the I Was a Sixth Grade Alien series by Bruce Coville

Bruce Coville was, in the 1990s, a leading member of the kids’ scifi and fantasy pantheon. He probably still is, there’s a lot of YA and middle grade these days but seems like not as much for the younger kids. 1,280 more words


Rewild The Uplands?

Intelligence Squared has an app that allows you to listen to their debates and lectures at your own convenience, on your phone or wherever, whenever you choose. 562 more words


The Hypocritical Rise Of The American Welfare Patriot

“People who enjoy waving flags don’t deserve to have one” -Banksy

I enjoy a good revolution just like the next guy. The thought of social justice and change for all fought by a small group of motivated individuals rising up in violence against a tyrannical government is at its heart a beautiful thing. 990 more words


Review: First Reformed

Director: Paul Schrader

Stars: Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Philip Ettinger

Paul Schrader has directed many films over the years and written many more, including Taxi Driver.  845 more words


It's Not About the Fucking Straws Anymore

I would put a “this is the last straw” pun here to start off the post with some levity, but honestly I’m too cranky so you get Serious Post from start to finish. 1,029 more words