Books & Arts

On the Aphorism

The aphorism is paradoxical. In a single movement, it performs two acts which betray one another; and thus, the aphorism lies in itself.

The Rigged Market: A Review of Flash Boys

What Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys teaches us about American capitalism.

The Hipster’s Movement

With their detached discontent and pseudo-vintage flannel shirts, they claim the spot as our era’s most visible nonconformist subculture.

10 Years of Funeral: Crown of Love

Can loss and heartbreak be part of a larger emotional picture?

10 Years of Funeral: Rebellion (Lies)

If everything is meant to die—our bodies, our innocence, our love—how are we to live our lives?

10 Years of Funeral: In the Backseat

True rites of passage inevitably catch us unprepared.