Foreign exchange

Conversations with strangers and friends along with a terrorist attack, travel delays and a theft taught me more about community than I imagined. (A long read)


From page to screen: TV's The New Yorker amuses, inspires

Last month, Amazon Prime launched the new original series "The New Yorker Presents." A fan of the magazine and its podcasts, I added the show to my watchlist and let it sit, assuming it really wouldn't satisfy when I sought good television programming. I'm not sure what I expected from the 91-year-old publication, known for its …

2015: A Year in Rear View

Pundits, preachers, and, likely, you have views on whether 2015 has been a good or bad year. The media lists pop culture as indicators. Some folks count the number of likes they received on social media. How do you choose?