Video Premiere: Atoms and Void – “Waves of Blood”

Special to Utne Reader

Utne Reader is proud to premiere the music video for “Waves of Blood” from the adventure-prone Atoms and Void.

Edge Desert

By Sophie Yanow

I spent many years in relationships trying to heal and be healed.

Film Review: A Poem Is a Naked Person

By Abby Olcese

A Poem is a Naked Person is a free-flowing film that cuts between concert recordings, interviews with Leon Russell, his bandmates and friends, and slices of life from Russell’s neighbors in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma.

A Gain: Lessons Learned in Language

By Charlie Greer, from The Threepenny Review

The schoolmarm gets schooled.


Why Live? A Question for 21st-Century Theater

By Jordan Tannahill, from World Literature Today

In a moment when our lives are becoming increasingly virtual, why bother telling stories the old-fashioned way, with a bunch of bodies gathered in a room?

8 Colorful Irish Slang Terms

By Louis Phillips

If you have duck's meat in your eyes, don't worry.

The Story of Sutikalh

By Gord Hill

Sutikalh is a village in the Cayoosh Mountains of southern British Columbia.

Start a Record Label If...

By Josh Rosenthal

Want to start your own record label? Here’s 11 things to consider before doing so.