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About Nathan Schiller

Nathan Schiller is a founding editor of Construction magazine.

Should You Watch the Super Bowl?

Should You Watch the Super Bowl?

Making sense of the world’s “greatest” TV event.

SportsPosted on January 30, 2012
Should Tom Wolfe Still Hate <i>The New Yorker</i>?

Should Tom Wolfe Still Hate The New Yorker?

Chronicling the white-suited writer’s relationship with literature.

BooksPosted on January 9, 2012
The Joys and Perils of Fandom

The Joys and Perils of Fandom

Two Pittsburgh sports fans confront their passion, cynicism, and immaturity.

SportsPosted on December 15, 2011
The Rage to Test

The Rage to Test

On the shaky structure of the U.S. education system.

CulturePosted on December 12, 2011
On the Run in Park Slope

On the Run in Park Slope

When staking out an ATM kiosk finally leads to something.

Finding Jonathan BobbinsPosted on December 9, 2011
Newt On the Loose

Newt On the Loose

Newt Gingrich has been on TV a lot, but do you remember how he got there?

Election 2012Posted on December 8, 2011
The Cowardly Lions

The Cowardly Lions

What enabled Penn State to employ an alleged child molester?

SportsPosted on November 14, 2011
His Exquisite and Existential Madness

His Exquisite and Existential Madness

Sometimes literature leads to crisis.

Finding Jonathan BobbinsPosted on November 11, 2011
The Mystique of the Marathon

The Mystique of the Marathon

Exploring the reasons behind the current running boom.

SportsPosted on November 1, 2011
Confessional: I Had a Conceited College Professor

Confessional: I Had a Conceited College Professor

Does Bobbins have secrets that even he doesn’t know?

Finding Jonathan BobbinsPosted on October 28, 2011
What’s the Deal with Seinfeld?

What’s the Deal with Seinfeld?

A comprehensive guide to the greatest sitcom of all-time.

CulturePosted on October 26, 2011
Our Scientific Obsession

Our Scientific Obsession

How tech journalism zaps our senses.

CulturePosted on October 24, 2011
Confessional: The Case of the Tuna Noodle Casserole

Confessional: The Case of the Tuna Noodle Casserole

When little scars have long histories.

Finding Jonathan BobbinsPosted on October 14, 2011
The Creation of the Online Book Club

The Creation of the Online Book Club

Explaining our obsession with the real lives of artists.

BooksPosted on October 3, 2011
The Man Who Stood Up to Bob Knight

The Man Who Stood Up to Bob Knight

Author Murray Sperber on the problems with the NCAA, the decline of the public university, and memories of Allen Ginsberg.

InterviewPosted on October 3, 2011
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News

We are still accepting submissions and would love to read your work. Please see submissions for guidelines. While most publications are on hold as we work on making some enhancements, we will try to tide you over by continuing to publish new poetry. We will be back to full speed in the Fall. Stay tuned for updates!