You wouldn’t happen to know the whereabouts of the bodies of Stephen and Zilpha Longfellow, parents of the famous poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, would you? Because they aren’t where they’re supposed to be.
Here is the trailer for A Quiet Passion, a film about the life of the famously reclusive Emily Dickinson from director Terence Davies, starring Cynthia Nixon. Featured: some very deliberate reading of lines from Dickinson poems.
The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Investigation Team has published a report unearthing a disturbingly large number of sexual abuse cases from private schools throughout New England. Since 1991, over 200 students attending roughly 67 different schools have come forward with accusations of sexual abuse or harassment…
So, did the women married to perpetually absent nineteenth-century Nantucket-based whalers all own dildos dubbed “he’s at homes” or what? Turns out that’s a complicated question.
Americans love ordering stuff. Usually I am behind that impulse—I’ve ordered basically everything a person can order, including a pet (once I got a chemically-engineered frog in the mail but I was also 12 at the time). But it’s time for us to reassess why we are so scared of leaving our houses to experience things…
Recently, in the waters off Boston, a Massachusetts man encountered some sort of water-dwelling creature that he could not identify. He was flummoxed, and vocal in his amazement. Here are some very real lines from the resulting video footage:
• Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh report that girls at "weight extremes" - i.e. overweight or underweight - are more likely to engage in risky sexual behavior than their "normal weight" peers. •