Arts & Culture
Zora Neale Hurston, Undefeated
Often scorned and rejected in her own day, Zora Neale Hurston was a pioneering writer who looked beyond the controversies of her time and sought to articulate a lasting vision of life—one free of bitterness or pettiness and full of grace and beauty.
Enrich Your Life with Poetry
What the sun can do for reality, poetry can do for life. It can inspire us with ideals, reveal the depth beyond the surface, burnish our lives with beauty, turn the simple into the sacred, and make us aspire past what things are to what they might be.
The ‘Purely Musical’ Madison Cunningham
Madison Cunningham, just twenty-five, already has proven herself a consummate artist with the power to fuse melody, meaning, and an eclectic blend of musical styles to create grand works that can still fairly be described as pop songs.
Dorothy Fontana Was ‘a Damn Good Writer’
Dorothy Fontana, who died this week at the age of eighty, is best known for her work as a writer for the original Star Trek television series. But, in fact, she was one of the most remarkable women in Hollywood history.
The Benevolent Spirit Behind Spongebob Squarepants
Stephen Hillenburg left a legacy of youthful enthusiasm and exuberant optimism.