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"WeHo Reads: Banned Books" Brings Together Literature, Art and Film

Lisa Derrick | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

When the left and right agree on something, it's time to realize that books, art and ideas, even if we disagree with them, are vital to our growth as individuals and as a society.

The Pygmalion Effect: Do Expectations Shape Reality?

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Expectations shape behavior in powerful ways. Help others reveal the greatest version of themselves by believing in their potential.

Is Reading Greek Mythology Toxic For Students?

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.16.2015 | College
Lev Raphael

Is there any book anywhere that couldn't be in need of a trigger warning? Think about Twilight or Lord of the Rings or The Great Gatsby. What would be helpful is for professors to do what many I know already do: ask students at the beginning of a class to inform them privately if they have any issues that might interfere with classroom learning and proceed from there.

Stage Door: Pants on Fire's Metamorphoses, Baby Wants Candy

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Silly, wild and occasionally inspired, Baby Wants Candy is a reminder of how scary and amazing improvisation can be.

And Nice to Meet You, too

Scott Diel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Diel

Perhaps atypical of Estonian dinner parties, the conversation -- on their part -- flowed. But I couldn't take part. I could only sit and wonder: Who are you people? But I didn't ask. I didn't want to be too American, to pry with invasive questions.

"The Art of War" Kicks the Ass of "The Art of Love"

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
E. Jean Carroll

Allow Yourself To Be Conquered. And when you get shaky in the middle of a conversation, great! Most young ladies will walk over their own grandmothers to find a man who will listen to them.