Posts Tagged: Chanukah

The Rumpus 2017 Holiday Gift Guide


We've gathered up our favorite gifting ideas this holiday season and put them together into one handy list! ...more

What to Read When: A Holiday Book-Gifting Guide


Rumpus editors share their favorite books to gift to friends and family, from recent 2017 releases to longtime literary loves. ...more

The Storming Bohemian Punks the Muse #14: Altered States?


In my last column, the Muse inspired me to write about dreams. And since then, I’ve been thinking about other types of altered consciousness. As a guy who often hangs out with Catholic monks, and who practices “Will Rogers spirituality”—that is, I’ve never met a religion I didn’t like—I take an interest in miracles and myths of all sorts, and the season of Christmas, Chanukah, and the winter solstice (the pagan Yule), which all speak of the miraculous arrival of light in darkness, is a good time to reflect on such matters.