What to say about the new Charlie Kaufman film Synecdoche, NY? The friend I went to go see it with said it was “a downer” and a movie she didn’t think she’d ever feel the need to see again. I was able to sympathize with that appraisal, especially being that we saw it on a…

When I was 12 I did not fill my journals with interpersonal accounts of boys I liked.  Unlike many of my artsy girlfriends, I did not scrawl flight of fancy stories or purplish sexual fantasies.  Unlike the conventionally romantic girls I knew I did not plan my ideal house or wedding or man. I did…

Guest post by Rafi Santo, via HolyMeatballs.org A couple of weeks back I came across a fascinating post on the blog GamePolitics. It reported that a player of the game Burnout, on Xbox Live, had seen and taken a screen shot of an Obama campaign ad within the game. The initial post raised the possibility…

The Atlantic has (finally) brought back the informal video podcast discussions between two of my very favorite bloggers, Andrew Sullivan and Marc Ambinder. Sullivan, as you may know, ranks among the most-visited single-author blogs in the galaxy and Ambinder, as you may not, is a top-notch political journalist with a very even-handed tone. They’re perfectly…

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Davee Evans is a Shambhala practitioner just returned to San Francisco from Portland. He’s a software and usability engineer, mostly for startups in Silicon Valley. He graduated from MIT with a degree in mathematics, where he also tried out his first weekend meditation retreat. Lately he’s particularly interested in Buddhist philosophy and Buddhist terminology.

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