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    This is a memorable piece The New York Times Magazine did a few years back with Dan Buettner, the blue zones guy. It’s a useful and entertaining guide to how to live longer and better. If you are a regular AGEIST reader, you will not be surprised by the...
    Joe Henry "The Gospel According to Water" (Ear Music). Joe Henry has always had stories to tell. Sometimes these stories are told through metaphors, such as on “Our Song” from his excellent 2007 album Civilians, where he sings of seeing Willie Mays at a Scottsdale Home Depot store looking...
    We are so very proud to announce the release of the TEDx Talk of Matt Hirst, my founding partner at AGEIST. Matt, who is twenty years younger than I am, started AGEIST with me 5 years ago when he was but 36 and I was 56. It says a...
    Conservationist's Dream Begins in Africa I Dreamed of Africa.There are many great Africa books, but our favorite is by Kuki Gallmann. The book deals with her introduction to Kenya in the '60s — the death of her husband, her snake-obsessed son, and the establishment of her gigantic farm in Kenya's Great Rift Valley which...
    a native son returns Situated, as we are, in Los Angeles, we’re big proponents of the art scene’s migration west — from the pricey rents of New York City to the (slightly?) less pricey rents of the sprawling city of perpetual sunshine. The opening of the stunning Broad sent an...
    New Zealand’s Lonely clothing brand has a new ad campaign that’s turning heads. Fifty-six-year-old Mercy Brewer is the star of the brand’s SS17 lingerie presentation, making ageism the latest taboo for the indie label to break. Lonely is known for its inclusive marketing, from its retouch-free autumn/winter 2016 campaign to...
    ageist summer 2017 playlist by delphine blue Artist                                                   Song                                       Terry Reid                                           JulyGoldfrapp                                            Little BirdPOLIÇA                                               Summer PleaseSonghoy Blues, Iggy Pop                    SaharaKevin Morby                                         Beautiful StrangersThe Jezabels...
    Sam has been doing more or less the same thing for the last 60 years. Except now his paintings go for $2 million when in the past no one knew his name. Coming from Tupelo, Mississippi, then schooled in Louisville, Kentucky, Mr. Gilliam arrived in Washington D.C. in 1962,...
    I am not much of a TV watcher, so it completely floored me that for 6 straight nights I watched The Morning Show. Maybe it was the feature-film-level production values, maybe it was the sets, maybe it was the Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, Jennifer Aniston, and Billy Crudup? Maybe...

    American Utopia

    David Byrne’s American Utopia tour has been cropping up on our Instagram feed for more than a month now. Some of our contacts have even seen it twice – traveling to a new city to do so. The multi-instrumentalist Grammy and Oscar winner and the leader of the Talking Heads,...
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