Helen Knode

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  • 13 years ago | Longform

    Illustration by Dave Shulman LOCKWOOD SAID, "TELL ME ABOUT THE GUN." "Why? She was killed with a knife." "Your knife." We were sitting in a back booth at the House of Pies on Vermont. I'd ordered breakfast to prove I wasn't cowed. Lockwood ordered...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    Riane Eisler is a macro-historian; systems and cultural-transformation theorist; international activist for peace, human rights and the environment; and president of the Center for Partnership Studies. In The Chalice and the Blade (1987), an inter...

  • 27 years ago | Film and TV

    (Originally published July 1, 1988) It must’ve begun with the Romantics, our culture’s frantic overvaluation of youth. For living fast and dying pretty, musicians of the 20th century have nothing on the poets of the early 19th. Even th...