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My Father Worked for Both Parties at Seven Inaugurations. I Can’t Stand Trump — But I’ll Be There For Dad.

From Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama, Michael Estrin’s father taught him that patriotism transcends partisanship.

Essay

How well do you know your brain?

Sleep paralysis-illusion of the mind
Similarly to my previous post, this is something that I found out about a few weeks ago and was intrigued by so I found out more. 593 more words

Medicine

How the Blues Conquered Tokyo

I couldn’t quite figure out why Japanese listeners had come to appreciate and savor the blues in the way that they seemed to—lavishly, devotedly. Blues is still an outlier genre in Japan, but it’s revered, topical, present.

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How the Blues Conquered Tokyo

I couldn’t quite figure out why Japanese listeners had come to appreciate and savor the blues in the way that they seemed to—lavishly, devotedly. Blues is still an outlier genre in Japan, but it’s revered, topical, present.

238 more words
Longreads