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“Reenactors.” A photo essay by Chad Hunt.

“Reenactors.” A photo essay by Chad Hunt.

“The uniforms have changed, but we are still confronting the realities of war and what it means to place yourself within it.” Investigating the modern individual’s connection to warfare, a prominent photojournalist turns his camera on American reenactors of two watershed wars: the American Revolution and World War I. From our Winter/Spring 2019 issue, “Rivals & Players.”...
They're here! Presenting "Rivals & Players," our Winter 2019 issue.

They’re here! Presenting “Rivals & Players,” our Winter 2019 issue.

We’re online, live, and free to read on Medium!   Our Winter 2019 issue features lovers, fighters, warriors, war reenactors, ad men, insects, and neighbors. Do we play the game, or does the game play us? What do we get when we spin Fortune’s wheel? Who’s watching, anyway — and when are they coming for us?  ...
"Another Planet of Its Own," an essay by Katharine Haake: The astral is the personal. From "Rivals & Players."

“Another Planet of Its Own,” an essay by Katharine Haake: The astral is the personal. From “Rivals & Players.”

“ Somewhere in the Universe a molecule shifts, and here on Earth, these telescopes perk up. Oh, oh: who’s there?” The Allen Telescope Array. Wikimedia Commons. – Another Planet of Its Own The astral is the personal. A feature from our Winter/Spring 2019 “Rivals & Players” issue. By Katharine Haake – Dreamscape Not long ago, I hiked...
"Blue Pearl," an essay by Peter Stine from "Rivals & Players."

“Blue Pearl,” an essay by Peter Stine from “Rivals & Players.”

Anatomy of a Chicago Zen sesshin. “Better to just let the mind settle as best it could into a receptive emptiness …” Blue Pearl Peter Stine   In the evening I stood in front of a large, tidy, wood-framed house on the western edge of downtown Chicago. This was the Zen temple where three days of meditation,...
“Seek and Hide Again": an essay on the adult dating years. By Lise Haines.

“Seek and Hide Again”: an essay on the adult dating years. By Lise Haines.

“I telegraphed to the world that I was ready to meet someone …” A feature from our “Rivals & Players” issue, with photographs by the author. Parisian graffiti. Photo by the author. Seek and Hide Again By Lise Haines * A man told me on our first date, over roast chicken and Chardonnay, that he’d grown a beard so...