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Wes “Scoop” Nisker asks us to let our fools-self shine. All of us driving around in our private boxes of steel and plastic as we burn up millions of years of the accumulated energy of the sun in one bonfire of the vanities. In short we are cooking ourselves, would you like fries with that? … Continued
Otessa Moshfegh, whose short story collection, “Homesick for Another World,” has just been published, is interviewed by host Richard Wolinsky. The author of the highly acclaimed novel, “Eileen,” recently out in trade paperback, Otessa Moshfegh is the daughter of an Iranian father and Croatian mother, both forced out of Iran following the 1979 revolution. Her stories are filled with dark humor, focusing on how we feel about our bodies and our lives in this physical universe.
We’ve all heard the story’s of refugees fleeing war and violence from their home countries into the West … but what happens to those who survive the dangerous journey away from home? The stories and experiences are as diverse the people seeking refuge themselves. Some are settled fairly quickly especially when they have family or … Continued