Critics in Love

This blog isn't wont to dole out dating advice.  Thinking upon my own predicament trying to find romance, however, I realized that there's something unique and highly peculiar about trying to date a critic. By "critic", I don't just mean "film critic", "food critic", or any particular occupation.  I mean someone who is genuinely critical, which shouldn't be … [Read more...]

Peter Pan Syndrome: What’s So Appealing about Eternal Adolescence?

I admit, I’m not the best person to write about this. I’m not a single male in his twenties. I’m a 40-year-old woman who’s been married for 17 years. But I read a fascinating article in the September 8 Newsweek which compels me to ask the following questions. Is Peter Pan Syndrome as pervasive as it seems and what is the appeal of spending years living like an … [Read more...]

OOBE: Did It Ever Happen To You?

It was probably like 4 a.m. You could hear a pin drop in our dark bedroom. Those were the years when I used to meditate a lot, including early morning meditations at 3 a.m. in our living room. After half an hour of repeating my mantra in the dark while sitting in a half-lotus position, my legs would start to go numb and hurt a little. When the pain started … [Read more...]

The Pursuit of Knowledge

"You attract what you think about most, and you become what you attract most." Focus. Mental discipline. The Secret, written by Rhonda Byrne, is located in the New Age section of your local bookstore. Before you decide to tune out, read on for at least another paragraph. CultureFeast has never been dedicated to New Age materials and has no intention of … [Read more...]

Please Be Patient

Since we began the switch to WordPress two days ago, we've decided that I know just enough to be dangerous. A couple of wrong clicks with FileZilla and all my hard work disappeared. We're starting from scratch yet again, hoping to re-post all the previous blog posts soon. Thanks for your patience. … [Read more...]