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Max Fleischer’s Original 1947 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Animation
Max Fleischer’s Original 1947 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Animation

How Santa’s ninth reindeer made his on-screen debut.

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Try to Write as if Posthumously: Christopher Hitchens on Art and Death
Try to Write as if Posthumously: Christopher Hitchens on Art and Death

Hitch on death, public opinion, and freedom from inhibition.

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Umberto Eco on Lists and Making Infinity Comprehensible
Umberto Eco on Lists and Making Infinity Comprehensible

What Don Giovanni’s lovers have to do with the poetics of catalogues.

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The 11 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2011
The 11 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2011

What it means to be human, how pronouns are secretly shaping our lives, and why we believe.

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