Inside the brain and life of David Holub

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CTRL-A: Transcending his celebrity, Bowie opened doors to beauty

I have this thing about refusing to care when famous people die. I’ll read the news,...

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That sweet spot of discomfort found in the frigid Animas

Last Saturday morning, I found myself in quite the peculiar place: Completely submerged in the...

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CTRL-A: Making resolutions? Save some space for a little junk

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is always a weird one, a hazy time where life...

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CTRL-A: Santa Claus doesn’t use packaging ... until he does

It was the Christmas that I was 8 going on 9 when I really started to ask questions.


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CTRL-A: It’s vulgar, crass and profane, and ‘Clerks’ changed my life

In 1994, I was a wide-eyed, church-on-Sunday, conservative evangelical Christian in my...

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CTRL-A: A rock star who gives away his art

Over the course of interviewing people for a story this week, I found myself in a boot repair...