Posts Tagged: insomnia

Nin Broad City feature

The Diary of Anaïs Nin While Binge-Watching Broad City


One episode after another with every outrageous twist and turn. I smile but no laughter comes—just a gaping mouth wishing to devour more! ...more

Haroula Rose | Rumpus Music

Sound Takes: Here the Blue River & Rumpus Video Premiere


She takes a simple story and turns it into something the listener can hold in the palm of their hand. ...more

keeping secrets feature

Keeping Secrets from the Stupid


I was four years old when my mother taught me to lie. There were certain instances, she explained, when lying was acceptable, when it wasn’t even lying, really. ...more

Books For The Dark Night Of The Soul


In his late thirties, F. Scott Fitzgerald experienced a series of emotional and mental breakdowns, many of which he wrote about in a series of random essays and observations collected under the title, The Crack-Up.

At the beginning of the self-titled essay, he writes:

“Of course, all of life is a process of breaking down, but the blows that do the dramatic side of the work — the big sudden blows that come, or seem to come, from outside — the ones you remember and blame things on and, in moments of weakness, tell your friends about, don’t show their effect all at once.