Author Archives: Brian D. Butler

You have to read this book

h/t to the marvelous Spanish cartoonist Laura Pecheco  (and you really do need to read Station 11 by Emily St.John Mandel.

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Little Free Libraries

In thousands of neighborhoods, in 70 countries around the world, book lovers have taken the initiative to create Little Free Library book exchanges in public spaces. If you don’t have one near you, maybe you should consider starting your own. … Continue reading

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The World At Night

French photographer Genaro Bardy travels to great cities to capture them devoid of inhabitants. His single-minded project, Desert in the City, is chronicled in an upcoming book of the same name that he hopes to fund on Kickstarter. He manages … Continue reading

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Most of us love a good old-fashioned roadtrip, so why not an old-school print magazine dedicated to the pleasures of “soulful driving”. Curves is a beautifully crafted bi-lingual (German-English) publication packed with terrific maps, photos, and travel itineraries for drivers, bikers, and … Continue reading

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Hands Off Our Revolution

Hands Off Our Revolution is a new organization of artists, writers and musicians who have come together for a series of art exhibitions and actions to confront head-on the rise of reactionary right-wing populism in Europe, the U.S., and around the … Continue reading

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Viva La Huelga !

Today is the first in a series of National Strikes in the United States against the new Fascist regime in Washington. The ongoing assault on the basic institutions of American democracy must be opposed. A vast majority of the U.S. … Continue reading

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Libraries Are For Everyone

Libraries Are For Everyone, now that’s a concept that we can all agree upon—I hope. The simple, but forceful message and original series of images was created by librarian Rebecca McCorkindale following the announcement of the temporary President’s illegal travel ban. … Continue reading

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Take A Hike

This is a guest post from our friend Dan at True North Athletics . Please address any comments, complaints, or quibbles to him. Just kidding; I’m always glad to hear from readers. Hiking In the Bush: What You Need To … Continue reading

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How Do You Do It

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