Saving Trees


For The Stranger, Rich Smith reviews Even Though the Whole World Is Burning, the film about poet W.S. Merwin and his life as a conservationist in Hawaii:

The film glorifies Merwin as a giver of life, a distinction that invites an eye roll. But looking at the evidence the film presents, it’s hard to call foul. He’s been cultivating the earth for almost his entire adult life.

Olivia Wetzel is a student taking time off to live and work in San Francisco. If she could be any animal, she’d be a penguin. She’s never eaten pepperoni before, and one of her feet is a whole size bigger than the other. More from this author →