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Persephone

A Modern Day Persephone

Persephone Zill | Posted 05.11.2014 | Women
Persephone Zill

My parents named me Persephone, a name that has come to bear fruit for me -- but not before I was called Per-sa-PHONE and Per-SIF-any for most of my l...

Angelina Jolie: Goddess, Amazon, Woman

Tracey Cleantis | Posted 07.16.2013 | Celebrity
Tracey Cleantis

Much is made over the material girl's multitudes of metamorphosis. For those of you too young to remember, I speak of Madonna. And, yes, the Divine M...

Is Heaven a Haven?

Irene Tanner | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

When our broken bodies and brains depart Earth for the dimension we designate as heaven, could this be comparable to sending a totally totaled automobile back to the factory for restoration rather than to rot in a a grave/junkyard?

The Best Is Yet to Come

Irene Tanner | Posted 05.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

I once had a friend who was so into instant gratification that in a restaurant, she sometimes ordered dessert first, so that she could fully enjoy it before she was full.

Persephone, Hubris, and Climate Change

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.05.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

No study is complete without connecting the dots between health care costs and smog, which causes respiratory illness, particularly for the youngest and oldest among us.

Celebrity Gods And That Blinding Warlock Sheen

Kelley Harrell | Posted 06.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

We don't have earthly gods and goddesses to look up to anymore, but we do have the next best thing -- celebrities -- seekers of fame and fortune, whose lives are thrown into the awareness of almost every living creature in the modern world.

Julia Stiles and Mimi Goese Take On Godly Sexual Politics at BAM

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

I'm left wishing for the days when minimalism, the musical school that best suits Neill's instincts, still dictated the theatrical standards of contemporary opera and performance art.