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What I’m Reading: The Splendid Table

It’s hardly an exaggeration to say that Americans are obsessed with food. But it’s a recent phenomenon. Where older generations didn’t deviate far from traditional American staples, our appetite today reflects the layered diversity of a modern nation—think salad bowl, … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with Nieman Journalism Lab’s Joshua Benton

For over twenty years, Nieman Journalism Lab director Joshua Benton has kept a close watch on the intersection of journalism and technology. Originally from Louisiana, Benton built websites in college for beer money while serving as editor of his school … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with Style Icon Garance Doré

The fashion industry is like a walled garden: beautiful inside, full of exotic and towering specimens holding court. Perched on a hedge you’ll find fashion writer and illustrator Garance Doré, whose eponymous blog brought humanity and charisma to haute couture. … Continue reading

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Eight Fan-Curated Magazines Remain. Only One Will Represent the 2014 World Cup Champion

From an initial field of 32 national teams, the 2014 World Cup has now been winnowed down to a quarterfinal group of eight. There’s been plenty of drama and surprise, with early favorites England, Spain and Italy eliminated in the … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: Todd Mundt of Audible.com

Todd Mundt reads for a living. Formerly the editorial director for NPR Digital Services, Mundt narrates the New Yorker and both the Harvard Business and Technology Reviews on Audible.com. With over 25 years of experience working in radio, Mundt has … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with Food Writer Ruth Reichl

Some wear many hats; Ruth Reichl preferred wigs. That’s because, as the food critic for The New York Times from 1993 to 1999, Reichl discovered that her headshot was placed in restaurant kitchens throughout the country. Chefs would scan dining … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: Live From Latin America

Connected by language and history, Latin America is a broad tapestry of many different people and ideas. An important economic region, local concerns carry international implications. On Flipboard, many of these issues are being explored by our large community of … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: On and Off the Runway

It’s that season again: New York Fashion Week for fall and winter 2014 began on February 6. After shows in Milan and Paris, the vibrant stage has come to NYC in its usual, bi-annual rotation. It’s a time for designers … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: Flip to the Year Ahead

In Japan, where I was born and raised, New Year’s is the most important holiday. Planning your resolutions carefully and ahead of time is crucial. Since the years are considered to be separate, New Year’s Day is a fresh start. … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected president, Kennedy had an iconic reputation, and the Kennedys were the closest thing to an American royal family. His death by assassination on … Continue reading

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