Author: JohnValbyNation

A5 Day, 5 aprile a tutto boulder

Il 5/4 The North Face, in collaborazione con alcuni dei più importanti centri di arrampicata indoor d’Europa, promuove una giornata dedicata al bouldering. Sabato 5 aprile è tempo di A5 Day! Ovvero la prima giornata giornata Europea dedicata al bouldering e all’arrampicata, promossa da The North Face in collaborazione con alcuni dei più importanti centri…

By JohnValbyNation September 2, 2019 0

Sunday Reading: The World of Jia Tolentino

There doesn’t appear to be any topic that Jia Tolentino can’t write about lucidly and perceptively. One week, she’s exploring the flawed nature of the gig economy and its inversion of the American dream; another week, she’s delving into the narrow world of incels and exposing their misogynist machinations. Tolentino, who has been a staff…

By JohnValbyNation September 1, 2019 0

Linda Ronstadt Has Found Another Voice

It’s been ten years since Linda Ronstadt, once the most highly paid woman in rock and roll, sang her last concert. In 2013, the world found out why: Parkinson’s disease had rendered her unable to sing, ending a musical career that had left an indelible mark on the classic-rock era and earned her ten Grammy…

By JohnValbyNation September 1, 2019 0

Bravery and Nihilism on the Streets of Hong Kong

Peter and his friends were on the move in the streets of Hong Kong. They cut through the sooty midday heat, jostling and joking in skateboarding sneakers, making their way past tattered industrial buildings, printing presses, and garages. They were three young men in a crowd of thousands of people, snaking through the streets and…

By JohnValbyNation September 1, 2019 0

Etgar Keret Reads Janet Frame

Listen with: iTunes WNYC Stitcher TuneIn Etgar Keret joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “You Are Now Entering the Human Heart,” by Janet Frame, from a 1969 issue of the magazine. Keret has published several short-story collections, including “The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God,” “The Girl on the Fridge,” “Suddenly, a Knock…

By JohnValbyNation September 1, 2019 0

Gare skyrunning

La Federazione Sport d’Altitudine annuncia il primo campionato italiano di skyrunning in 6 tappe. Anche l’Italian Ultramarathon e Trail Association promuover gare in ambiente alpino. Lo skyrunning, e comunque la corsa in montagna a quote più o meno alte, sta conquistando nel nostro paese sempre più praticanti. E’ recente l’annuncio, da parte della Federazione Sport…

By JohnValbyNation September 1, 2019 0

Sexual Fantasies of Everyday New Yorkers

“I picture it like this—I’m strolling through Brooklyn on a summer afternoon. The streets are filled with people. And this is Williamsburg, so they’re all beautiful. Suddenly, the sky opens up. Everyone gets drenched. Wet clothes cling to toned bodies. Skin glistens. And here’s the best part: because no one came prepared with rain gear,…

By JohnValbyNation August 31, 2019 0