Posts Tagged: time
Where do our words go when we lose them? Jenny Diski embarks on an exploration into vanishing vocabulary:
So I had a thought about writing a book for the elderly, the old. Those who have lost their words more comprehensively than the friends around our lunch table, but haven’t lost themselves entirely.
(n.); the art, practice, or method of measuring time by hours and subordinate divisions; the art or science of measuring time; from the Greek hora (“time” or “season”) + metron (“measure”)
With them who stood upon the brink of the great gulf which none can see beyond, Time, so soon to lose itself in vast Eternity, rolled on like a mighty river, swollen and rapid as it nears the sea.
The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium is a weekly forum for discussing the tradition and future of text/image work. Open to the public, it meets Monday nights 7-9 p.m. EST in New York City....more
The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium is a weekly forum for discussing the tradition and future of text/image work....more
If you haven’t yet read the Time exposé of the American health-care industry, you’re missing out.
It’s easy to see that something’s wrong with the way we do health care in the United States, but hard to understand just how deep the dysfunction goes....more
“My intent was—stories, poems, they have been my guiding lights. I thought, why not give others what I’ve received from other literary forms?...more
Clearly this upstart Time rag is hopping on the Rumpus’ pro-Ames bandwagon, but we won’t begrudge them. How can you NOT want to learn more about a writer who’s been compared to everyone from Norman Mailer to David Sedaris?...more
A review from TNR: “Think about it: when we want to know when it is time to eat, or to go to bed, or to plan a vacation, we look at watches and clocks and calendars… But consider nature for a moment: without a Rolex or even a Swatch, the monarch butterfly knows to migrate from North America to Central America at precisely the same time each year.” …read more...more