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Zazen or Ah Zen?

Francis Levy | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

There's an argument to be made that if everyone were mindful and lived in the moment, that little art would be produced. Is Waiting for Godot or Madame Bovary about living in the moment? It's certainly unlikely that Flaubert did.

On Pilgrimage in India

Ann Tashi Slater | Posted 02.12.2015 | Travel
Ann Tashi Slater

We are drawn to places by our dreams, the dreams of our ancestors, and the collective dreaming of people through the centuries. These places are made special for us by what happened there, whether in our personal history or the larger history of the world.

7 Newly Popular Baby Names That Have Been Hiding In Plain Sight

nameberry | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

By Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry It always strikes me as somewhat curious when a name that has been hidden in plain sight for decades -- or longe...

'Castle': Did Beckett Wait Too Long To Open Up To Castle?

Posted 04.03.2012 | TV

Sometimes it seems like those crazy kids are never going to get it together on "Castle" (Mon., 10 p.m. ET on ABC). This week, Beckett's friend Lanie a...

Chekhov and Beckett Grace Los Angeles Stages

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.27.2012 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

In a memorable production of Chekhov's The Seagull, presented by the Antaeus Company, a marvelous ensemble of classical actors based in LA, director Andrew J. Traister captures the brilliance and realism of Chekhov's rendition of the plight of humanity.

The Great Red Sox Collapse, in 140 Characters or Less

Jeff Polman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports
Jeff Polman

This year's historic Red Sox meltdown may have been more statistically horrendous on many levels than their 1978 swan dive, but with Boston having gone all the way in '04 and '07, the emotional letdown hasn't been nearly as severe.

Unfilmable Books

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Books and movies have gone hand-in-hand since Hollywood's very beginnings. Some of its greatest triumphs--"The Godfather," "Gone With The Wind," "The ...

Raymond Federman, Beckett Scholar and Novelist, Dead

The New York Times | MARGALIT FOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Raymond Federman, a French-born scholar, critic and avant-garde novelist whose work sought to straddle the boundary between fiction and reality -- and...

What Shall I Do with the Rest of My Life?

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

Rich or poor, young and old, we all dream of something different, something better, if only when we gaze at the stars. And, regardless of our lot in life, we can give this perennial question a new answer.

The 10 Best Celebrity Baby Names

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pamela Redmond Satran

Stars are responsible for some amazingly creative baby names: rediscovering old gems, honoring family members or artistic heroes, exploring far corners of the earth in search of original choices.