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Film, "The Loneliest Planet": Where Guides Don't Go

"The Loneliest Planet": Where Guides Don't Go

The Loneliest Planet begins with close-up trained on the body of a beautiful woman, naked and trembling. It's not what it sounds like. Nica (Hani Furstenberg), on a pre-marriage honeymoon with fiancé Alex (Gael García Bernal) in rural Georgia, is…
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Culture, Books Reality Is Broken: An expert makes the case for videogames

Reality Is Broken: An expert makes the case for videogames

Did San Francisco writer Jane McGonigal, a UC Berkeley Ph.D, technology-conference keynote habitué, and director of game research and development for Palo Alto's Institute for the Future, really need to write a book? Perhaps she got pulled aside at TED…
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Culture, Books The Kids All Write

The Kids All Write

Cars were going to kill culture. Television was going to kill movies. Elvis was going to kill music. And now are going to kill literature. People in their…
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