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holiday collection

2014 Holiday Collection #6

Sarah Peterson on Myanmar I was fortunate enough to a take a three month sabbatical this year (thank you TFC!), traveling through Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia. This is one night… Read More »

books, culture, history, holiday collection

2014 Holiday Collection #5

Christine Hloros on Station Eleven It’s easy to be skeptical of yet another post-apocalyptic tale… but this story, by Emily St.John Mandel, does not involve zombies, vampires or aliens. And… Read More »

culture, holiday collection, performance

2014 Holiday Collection #4

David Walter on Beckett Beckett’s Happy Days destroyed me when I saw it in London. Winnie is being buried alive in a drift of sand. She’s a terminally optimistic woman,… Read More »

history, holiday collection

2014 Holiday Collection #3

Walker Smith on kayaking On a late July day, just as the tide was turning on the Isle of Palms, SC, Joy and I kayaked to the end of Morgan… Read More »

culture, holiday collection

2014 Holiday Collection #2

Wanda Eifenbaum on Wild Tales The must-see film of the year in Argentina was Wild Tales. It’s been a long time since an Argentinian film had such success: it broke… Read More »

books, consumers, culture, holiday collection

2014 Holiday Collection #1

To mark the end of the year – as is now traditional on the blog – we asked people across The Futures Company, and former colleagues, to share something they’d… Read More »

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2013 holiday collection #6

Jeremy Sy on Typhoon Haiyan In November of this year, Typhoon Haiyan or Yolanda swept through the Visayas in my home country, the Philippines, killing more than 5,000 and rendering… Read More »

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2013 holiday collection #5

Simran Gill on Vietnam This year, I went to Vietnam with a friend for my grad trip. My parents were terrified: two (slightly) airheaded girls all alone in a developing… Read More »

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2013 holiday collection #4

Pete Rose on League of Denial What has troubled me since finishing comprehensive look at the ongoing battle among neuropathologists, the National Football League, and the families of retired and… Read More »