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So You Created a Wormhole: January’s Book of the Month Giveaway

“It’s not unlikely that this guide has been clandestinely placed in your path precisely to create a time traveler out of you…” reads our latest Book of the Month, So You Created a Wormhole.

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Retro Revival: Yoga Beauty Tips from the 1960s

My Nana once told me that her mother, my great-grandmother, had bags under her eyes because she’d rub them furiously with her fists first thing in the morning. “If you don’t do that, you’ll be alright,” Nana told me with …

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Page Turners: The Nostalgic Images of Ezra Jack Keats

As an adult, I find myself drawn to children’s literature for different reasons than when I was younger. It’s no longer about happy endings, or how quickly one can get from the front cover to back page. Now, I look …

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Poetic Lines We Wish We’d Written

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Sometimes when reading, certain lines just resonate with me. Forming them slowly, as if allowing their shape to slip from my tongue, lets me think I’d thought of them first.

In the spirit of changing seasons, we asked our writers …

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Fave Finds: ModWriter Laura's Trio of Vintage Tomes

What and Where: San Francisco: A Sunset Pictorial (1969), found at Urban Ore, Berkeley; San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill (1972), found at Adobe Books, Mission District; and Starting From San Francisco: Poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1967), found at Green Apple …

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Summer Reads for Creative Leads

If you’re looking to scratch an artistic itch, these image-rich reads are just what you need to kick off a summer rife with creativity. I’ve put together a miniature, profession-focused guide of page turners, so you can get to stimulating …

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Best Job Ever: Ada Limón, Writer

Ada’s favorite workspace within the Sonoma Meadow House,where we held the interview and photo shoot.

When you combine over a decade of experience in the magazine industry, relentless motivation, and a whole lot of heart, hard work really does …

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‘Bound’ to Learn: Books for the New Year!

Is your New Year’s resolution to swap your remote for a hardback? We scrounged our bookstore and picked our favorites to help you get a head start. No matter your mood or interest, we have some great written morsels for …

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What Not to Be When You Grow Up

It was a not-so-glorious Saturday morning at the DMV. So what better time to crack open Crap Jobs: 100 Tales of Workplace Hell? (Civil Servant, in case you were wondering, is ranked #9 on the list).

Remember that summer you …

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How to Avoid Ending Up on a VH1 Reality TV Show

“Every era has its own concept of charm,” reads the first sentence of Helen Valentine and Alice Thompson’s Better than Beauty. So where should we look to find the epitome of charm today? The Jerry Springer Show? MTV’s The …

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