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Blurred, glitchy, technicolor photo of Philip K. Dick's head
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During the last two years of his life, Philip K. Dick tried to make sense of a series of strange visionary experiences. Jonathan Lethem explains how these events changed Dick's life.More

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scene from "Blade Runner 2049"
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If you think you haven't seen any movies based on Philip K. Dick's work, you're probably wrong.  David Gill talks about Hollywood's adaptations of Dick's work.More

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Anne R. Dick and Philip K. Dick
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Anne R. Dick shares her memories ofher marriage to Philip K. Dick.More

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John Carlos, Tommie Smith, and Peter Norman at the 1968 Olympic games.
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Before "taking a knee," there was the fist. More

A hipster cat poses for a hipster photo opp.
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Every generation has critics who truly capture the cultural moment they’re living in. Today's may be Mark Greif, who has written memorably about the tyranny of food snobbery, the rise and fall of the hipster, and his own inability to love hip hop.More

"Stories I Tell Myself" book cover
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Juan Thompson was 41 when his father committed suicide. But for him, the grieving process had an extra layer of complication, because his dad was the acclaimed writer and gonzo journalist, Hunter S. Thompson.More

Touching glass in a rainstorm
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Psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk is studying the healing power of helping people with post traumatic stress disorder focus less on telling their stories, and more on how their stories feel — how they sound, look, or smell.More

reflecting on a bus
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Journalist Jim Rendon tells producer Rehman Tungekar that resilence in the face of trauma is actually quite common.More

In the shadows, reflecting on violence.
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In 2011, Mac McClelland was reporting on reconstruction in Haiti when she witnessed another woman's traumatic flashback. Just seeing the horror in that woman's face was enough to traumatize Mac.More

Man alone in a tunnel
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David Morris spent three years reporting in Iraq before an improvised explosive device forced him to return home. The attack haunted him, and kicked off a bout with PTSD that would take years to recover from. More

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