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  • 'Eastbound and Down' recap: 'I love you, Dad'

     
    Kenny (you know what word belongs here) Powers is getting serious. For those keeping score at home (I'm guessing about 90% of "Eastbound and Down" viewers), this episode contained nary a topless woman -- only men; most notably, Stevie. Of...
  • A Father's Day for my mentors

    "The old male initiators -- King Arthur was one -- are interested in the souls of the young man. That's what the young men are missing, that there aren't any older men who are interested in their souls." -- Robert Bly, poet They don't make Father's Day...

    W.S. Merwin is green as U.S. poet laureate

    W.S. Merwin is green as U.S. poet laureate
    Reporting from Maui — We've been batting our way through W.S. Merwin's yard for a couple hours, swatting mosquitoes in the streambed under the dark wet canopy of towering, philodendron-draped mangoes and looking at some 700 species of palm trees,...

    The Siren's Call: Bigfoot and secret societies

    The Siren's Call: Bigfoot and secret societies
    Remember Robert Bly's bestselling 1990 book "Iron John: A Book About Men"? It was the manifesto for a movement -- a call for men to get back in touch with their primal selves. Go out in the woods, strip off your shirt, bang on a drum and howl at the moon....

    The Siren's Call: Love energy

    The Siren's Call: Love energy
    This month's column is about love. Not the Valentine's Day variety. The Siren's Call is interested in love as an elemental force — as something experienced by mystics and glimpsed by poets. Dante caught a glimpse — this column recently...