Portside Culture

Posted by Portside on February 12, 2017
The Atlantic
In its sixth and final season, the HBO show seems to be considering its deeper purpose.
Posted by Portside on February 10, 2017
Spillway 24
For Valentine's Day, Philadelphia poet David Moolten's poem--for better or worse--says it all.
Posted by Portside on February 9, 2017
Washington Post
Forget that Donald Trump said something commendable about Frederick Douglass--perhaps a first for Trump--the autobiography of Douglass is a classic, and reading it again is a fit way to commemorate Black History Month. Washington Post book editor Ron Charles gives ample reason why.
Posted by Portside on February 8, 2017
The road to secularism began with how-to books, claims William Eamon, who takes us on a tour of how this happened. Among the most famous how-to books is the first modern political instruction manual.
Posted by Portside on February 7, 2017
Hollywood Progressive
The Progies premiered in The Progressive Magazine in 2007 to pay tribute to and highlight films and filmmakers of conscience and consciousness. With an eye on cinema history, the awards in a variety of categories are named after outstanding progressive pictures or artists.
Posted by Portside on February 6, 2017
New Food Magazine
As a natural vegetarian food, moringa is rich in antioxidants and contains a healthy mix of nutrients, including Vitamin E and Folic acid.
Posted by Portside on February 5, 2017
Bleacher Report
This year's Super Bowl between the Falcons and Patriots is viewed by many across football as a battle of cultures. On one end, some in the game see the Patriots as a conveyor belt of winning machinery, aligned with Donald Trump, but despised by a large swath of the American populace. On the other are the Falcons, a talented, less rigid team, supported by a city starving for a winner and viewed as the welcome alternative in this fight.