The Present Shock author joins us to discuss the death of the narrative, the importance of books and how we're misusing technology.
In the latest RiYL podcast, Brian Heater interviews Art Spiegelman. (And don't miss Brian's previous interview with John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats.) READ THE REST
In the latest episode of the RiYL podcast, Brian Heater interviews Julie Klausner, the New York City-based author, podcaster, and comedy writer-performer. READ THE REST
In the latest episode of the RiYL podcast, Brian Heater interviews the host of the long-running true-story live performance and podcast, The Moth. READ THE REST
Mid October is too early for us to start in on holiday shopping suggestions. Oh, you'll get 'em all soon enough, trust us…but with more than two months before Santa rolls into town, we're not gonna hard sell you about the holidays. However…if your shopping list may eventually include an artsy teen who's obsessed with… READ THE REST
Fidget toys are made for relieving anxiety and stress, but there's a very ephemeral quality to finding fidget toys that actually do the job. Many are just clutter on your desk or can even be just kind of annoying. But the best ones slip into your hand almost unconsciously, providing a very soothing tactility and… READ THE REST
With the announcement of the iPhone 12 just a few days ago, everybody is assessing their smartphone needs and making the big decision about upgrading. While the smartphone may be at the heart of these latest tech questions, it's probably also a good time to give your entire Apple device collection a once over and… READ THE REST