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Miguel Gutierrez: Touch My Actual Body

Choreographer Miguel Gutierrez talks about the beauty of confident mistakes and what you can learn about people by how they handle fruit.

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Roz Chast: Making Each Other Less Miserable

Cartoonist Roz Chast talks about arsenic-infused wallpaper and the occasional dutifulness of "I love you, too."

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Robert Reid-Pharr: Forever 54

Cultural critic Robert Reid-Pharr considers the existential choice between elapsed time and time remaining on the elliptical.

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Karen Sherman: The Smell of Dance

Choreographer Karen Sherman talks about the politics of applause and the olfactory landscape of the stage.

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Mike Albo: Hand Model Anxiety

Writer and performer Mike Albo talks about enthusiasm as a gay survival strategy and the erotics of fermented food.

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Jia Tolentino: The Wish to Die in Space

Writer Jia Tolentino contemplates whether animals can feel embarrassed for other animals and explores her desire to die in space.

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