Vivien's Links

  • March 24, 2016 Vivien's Links for March 24th

    Greetings from Montreal! Here are some interesting links about creativity, procrastination, health, and fitness, with some puppies at the end.

  • January 24, 2016 Vivien's Links for January 23rd

    I often return to this podcast about the links between procrastination...

  • December 17, 2015 Vivien's Links for December 16th

    A TEDx talk by Dr. Rick Hanson about how savoring small moments of warmth and joy can hardwire happiness.

  • October 22, 2015 Vivien's Links for October 22nd

    Werner Herzog narrates my life as a graduate student.

  • September 07, 2015 Vivien's Links for September 7th

    Sir Ian McKellen's brilliant rendition of Shakespeare's "Grant them removed," Thomas More's speech to a xenophobic mob.

  • July 15, 2015 Vivien's Links for July 15th

    The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives

  • June 20, 2015 Vivien's Links for June 20th

    I recently watched again these lectures by historian and social justice activist Marcus Rediker. He speaks on two of his books, *The Amistad Rebellion *(2012) and *The Slave Ship: A Human History* (20...

  • June 07, 2015 Vivien's Links for June 7th

    Why Ursula K. LeGuin asks her readers not to buy books from Amazon: As a book dealer and publisher, Amazon wants no competitors, admits no res...

  • May 31, 2015 Vivien's Links for May 31st

    How the Long Winter of Racial Enslavement Closed Over the English Colonies

  • May 25, 2015 Vivien's Links for May 24th

    ​Research confirms inadequacy of codpieces in TV version of Wolf Hall