25 Things About My Sexuality Not safe for work, in case you were wondering.
1000 Journals Project One thousand journals are traveling the world.
A Year of Plays One of the strange and frustrating things about working in theater is that you don’t actually get to see very much theater. Actress Anna Moore tries to change that, vowing to see and write about one play per week.
Book of Jubilations Hooray, Josh’s blog about making a life in music is back!
Cast Asparagus Jennifer’s an anthropologist. Who cooks.
Cognitive Informalist The art and science of informal learning.
Erroll Morris The archive and blog of writer/filmmaker Erroll Morris. This guy’s Times columns have kept me thinking and sane through many long days of temp jobs.
Got Medieval Fun with Medieval European culture, history and literature.
Gulf Oil Blog The blog of one of the the scientific teams tracking and analyzing a giant underwater oil plume in the Gulf of Mexico.
HowlRound A journal of the theater commons
In the Can My friend and favorite sound designer Amy is blogging her way around the world of public restrooms.
Is the L Train Fucked? In case you need to know.
John Taylor Gatto Gatto is a former New York State Teacher of the Year who has become a crusader against compulsory schooling. It looks like the site hasn’t been updated much in a couple years, and I don’t know what the status of his film project is, but you can read the full text of Gatto’s book The Underground History of American Education, for free.
Living on the Margins This is my friend Salvador’s blog about art and the food culture of poverty. He says I’m the only one who reads it. I hope that’s not true. Read especially if you have no money, like to eat, or would like to know how to butcher a hog in your kitchen.
Lost City Neat stuff to know but frequently sad to read.
MADE HERE Project NYC performing artists talk about the challenges of their lives and work.
NeuroTribes Wired investigative reporter Steve Silberman.
Ordinary Courage Sociologist Brené Brown on living with authenticity.
Rookie Another thing I wish had existed when I was a teenage girl.
The Ballerina Project Ballerinas all over NYC.
The Intimacies Project A public art project with dance, music, poetry and multimedia.
The Monica Bird Happiness in visual form.
This American Life My personal favorite radio episodes, a full hour long and great for a good story with a cup of coffee on a rainy afternoon, are “Didn’t Ask To Be Born,” “The House on Loon Lake,” and “The Ghost of Bobby Dunbar.”
Sweet Juniper Raising kids unconventionally in Detroit. Make sure to read the post “The Dog Wagon.”