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Mix Tape: March Madness

The Dude himself is publishing a book of Zen teachings. Why Zen? Because nihilism “must be exhausting.”

Walden and climate change: Scientists use Thoreau’s notes about flowering dates in 1840s Massachusetts to show the temperature has risen.

Twenty obsolete words that could be brought back from the dead—even if most of them are ludibrious (“apt to be a subject of jest or mockery”).

Dead Man walking…or at least guiding your walk. Jim Jarmusch narrates a walking poetry tour in New York City.

There are a few things Jonathan Franzen actually likes.

Don’t mess with poets. One recently intervened in a violent robbery with a roundhouse kick to the attacker’s gut.

spring poem for today, the Ides of March.