President Richard M. Nixon at a youth rally in Miami Beach, Fla., after the Republican National Convention nominated him for re-election. With him are Pam Powell, head of Young Voters for the President, and Sammy Davis, Jr., the rally master of ceremonies.

Just in time for the weekend, here’s a little list of some of the things I’ve been listening to and reading this week, some of it online — Storyboard included, natch — and some of … Read more

Novelist and memoirist Kate Christensen is a bit of a pioneer for me, leading a Lewis and Clark … Read more

Annotation Tuesday!

Annotation Tuesday! Thomas Curwen and a Big Sur hermit named Jack English

July 12, 2016

"My best stories attempt to answer an almost psychoanalytic need to address the larger, more philosophic questions about life"

Annotation Tuesday!

Annotation Tuesday! Ashley Powers and “The Man in the Woods”

June 28, 2016

The writer talks about the challenge of re-creating someone who is dead -- and who even in life was unknowable

Nannies have a higher standing than a nursemaid, since they have the power to impose discipline and manners on the child. But they have a lower standing than a governess, in that they undertake no … Read more

Just in time for the weekend, here’s a little list of some of the things I’ve been listening to and reading this week, some of it online — Storyboard included, natch — and some of … Read more

So I leave the country for a few weeks, and I miss the latest Twitter storm surrounding Gay Talese. The world may have moved on to Pokemon (and by the time you read this, it … Read more

Just in time for the weekend, here’s a little list of some of the things I’ve been listening to and reading this week, some of it online — Storyboard included, natch — and some of … Read more

Just in time for the weekend, here’s a little list of some of the things I’ve been listening to and reading this week, some of it online — Storyboard included, natch — and some of … Read more

This is the tenth of ten stories Storyboard will post from a new collection honoring Michael Brick [see our 5 Questions on the project]. It’s also the longest by far; where all the others are … Read more

Just in time for the weekend, here’s a little list of some of the things I’ve been listening to and reading this week, some of it online — Storyboard included, natch — and some of … Read more

This is the ninth of ten stories Storyboard will post from a new collection honoring Michael Brick [see our 5 Questions on the project], each featuring an introduction by a writer who loved his work. Read more