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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01:  Bruce Springsteen, Jim Gaffigan, Jerry Seinfeld,  Louis C.K., Jon Stewart speak on stage as The New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation present the 10th Annual Stand Up for Heroes event at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 1, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Bob Woodruff Foundation)

10th Annual Stand Up For Heroes

by: Michael Shields A star-studded evening where the true guests of honors were the soldiers who have given so much to the country they served……

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Self-Consciousness and Art

Words and header art (entitled “Reaching”) by: Cristina Rutkowski When killing yourself is beautiful… My mother left The Return of the King soundtrack in the…

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A Night with Knausgaard

by: Michael Shields A revelatory evening with an international literary star…  Writing can be demanding. It can be a gut-wrenching experience, as you attempt to…

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David and Katie Get Re-Married

by: Michael Shields David and Kate are getting married….again, for all the wrong reasons. David and Katie met in school at Sarah Lawrence College. No one,…

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Girl in a Band: Reviewed

by: Douglas Grant Kim Gordon’s memoir is a hard hitting, honest look into the Sonic Youth guitarist’s life and times… Sometimes we think we know…

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Constellations

by: Michael Shields A new Broadway production starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson takes you on a cosmic journey of the heart…. “Our senses tell…

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My Struggle

by: Michael Shields Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle, a portrait of our collective existence….. My childhood wasn’t unique in the grand scheme of things. Undoubtedly, there were…