Linton Weeks

Linton Weeks appears in the following:

Can Amazon's Jeff Bezos Save Planet Earth?

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

In these uncertain times, America turns to its superheroes — for truth, justice and free shipping for everyone.


Have Yourself A Tacky Little Christmas

Friday, December 20, 2013

Christmastime — at least its visible trappings — seems to be getting tackier. There's a bounty of outre in the accoutrements of the season.


100 Years Of Solvitude: A Reported Crossword Puzzle

Thursday, December 19, 2013

For 100 years the pen has been mightier than the boredom for crossword puzzle aficionados.


Project Xpat: What The World Thinks Of America

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

How is the U.S. viewed by the international community? It's complicated.


Project Xpat: When Do You Become An 'Immigrant'?

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Americans abroad — the experience can be temporary — or life-lasting. And there may come a time when your home-away-from- home feels like home.


The Future Of Blocks — Building On The Past

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Though they may seem still and inert, blocks are constantly evolving.


Debate Club: Blocks Are The Best Toys Ever

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Durable and imagination-inspiring, blocks can provide a solid foundation for learning and creativity.


The Scent Of Pepper Spray Is In The Air

Saturday, December 07, 2013

Once the weapon of law enforcement officials, the repellent is available to just about everyone.


Project Xpat: What It Means To Be An Expatriate

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Americans living in other countries share how they see themselves — and the world. "What used to be more different is now less different," says a 17-year resident of Paris.


Peak Halloween: Is The Holiday Over The Hill?

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Now that Fright Night is the most popular holiday, it has nowhere to go but down.


Haiku In The News: Reality In Riyadh

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Finding poetry / In the news of the moment / Can be meaningful.


Compartmentalization Nation

Monday, October 28, 2013

Can a house divided within itself — and living a segmented life — continue to stand?


Haiku In The News: Chinese Cockroach Farms

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Finding poetry / in everyday news stories — / surprisingly cool.


Never-Ending Stories: Commerce Versus Conservation

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The U.S. Forest Service is set to decide whether to allow or forbid hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on national forest property in Virginia and West Virginia. The battle over public lands in America has been roiling for decades — and is likely to continue ad infinitum.


Haiku In The News: The New $100 Bill

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Finding poetry / in the news of the moment / can be rewarding.


The Customization Of You — And Everything Else

Monday, September 09, 2013

Finally. A news story co-written by YOU about YOU that YOU can read to yourself.


Quick Question: Can Only The Rich Be President?

Friday, September 06, 2013

There is a history of well-heeled commanders in chief. "I still think it is possible for a person of modest means to become president — if the conditions are just right," one presidential historian says. "But wealth has always been a major qualifying factor for the presidency."


Falling Out Of Love With President Obama

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Has the president lost his supporters?


Gone Tomorrow: Don't Mess With Texas Wildflowers

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Known for bigness, Texas sometimes looks after the little things.


The Rise And Fall Of Slackers

Saturday, August 31, 2013

As we pause this Labor Day weekend to celebrate the Great American Worker, we can't help but wonder: Where have all the do-nothings gone? Like pay phones and video parlors, slackers seem to have disappeared.