Wild Life

Life – and Emerson – tried to lure the naturalist John Muir back to the world. But his home was always the American wild.

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Slipping Away

Portrait of Jennie is a small film, as far as history goes. But the dreamlike fantasy has much to say – about tomorrow, today, life, death, and New York.

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No-bel

Jean-Paul Sartre turned down the Nobel Prize. Camus accepted it. As far as Existentialism is concerned, neither was wrong.

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Boom & Bust

No one really thinks about busts anymore. But in the Victorian era, they were a way to rise from the corporeal to the ideal.

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