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A Bird in the Hand

From Equinox to Easter via Cesar Chavez, Holly Simonsen on eggs, family and gay marriage in Utah. Continue reading

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The Adventures of a Curmudgeon in Healthcare

CALL ME ENGLISH but—, methinks ‘tis the season of the anarchist curmudgeon. Curmudgeon – (somebody who is irritable or stubborn) I know, I know. I am a US Citizen now, but remember the judge did say to bring my ideas … Continue reading

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Death in the Quiet Room

Deirdre Day describes life in The Bin, and the Quiet Room down the hall Continue reading

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Power Trio: Mark Brooks’ Three Smoking Grooves for the Rhythmic Insomniac

To blow off steam, acclaimed director Mark Brooks moonlights as DJ for L.A.’s scorching hot synth pop duo, Night Club. He offers up three of his go-to tracks for turning late night insomnia into a one-man dance party. Continue reading

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Pediatric associations of most European nations, as well as Australia and Canda, advise against routine infant circumcision.

What We Talk About When We Talk About How We Talk About Circumcision

Tom Gualtieri looks at how opposing sides in the circumcision debate can go from fierce to furious in seconds. Continue reading

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The Skinner Box

“Seeing someone I know topless on my screen made me swear off the Internet for an entire week.” Continue reading

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The Gravity of the Situation

On returning astronauts, ghosts, headless worms, and the need to make our mark Continue reading

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