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That This American Life Episode: Tell Me I'm Fat

Have you checked out our latest Dietitians Unplugged episode? Aaron and I — and a lot of people we know — were pretty excited to hear fat being portrayed in a reasonably neutral fashion on the radio (considering how it’s usually portrayed in the media) when NPR’s This American Life aired an episode called… 151 more words


Tal of Secrets

Short story and title photo by Wanda Sonnemann

“Attention, Tal! This is it.”

I try to ignore the pain in my toes, try to focus. My shoes are soaking wet by now. 2,394 more words

Short Story

Eurovision Times Song Contest 5: Get To Know The Songs!

What is ETSC?

Every summer when most people have forgotten about Eurovision there’s a blog called The Eurovision Times that hosts their own song contest and it’s awesome! 265 more words


Shalom Italia

Yesterday, I had the great privilege of attending the World Premiere of Shalom Italia, a brand new documentary by Israeli film maker  Tamar Tal Anati… 299 more words


"Letting Go" Is Not Freedom

The will, or the “seed” as I sometimes call it, allows us to reach our greatest heights when present.  When it is absent or crippled, however, we find ourselves descending into horrors hardly fathomable to the healthy mind.  981 more words


Inside Time

Time makes noises. Every 60 seconds, a small buzzing sound emanates from four plastic boxes that are mounted at the four cardinal points and below four round windows inside the Abdulhamid Clocktower in Tripoli. 1,535 more words