Conversations

Dressing the Dead

Esmerelda Kent, a San Francisco designer who bears an uncanny likeness to “The Incredibles” character Edna Mode, sells biodegradable burial shrouds in a range of styles.

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Back to Her Roots

This week, the Harvard Texas Club hosted Sarah Isgur Flores, the deputy campaign manager for Carly Fiorina's 2016 presidential run. FM sits down with her and talks about Texas, 'The West Wing,' and the fast-paced world of campaign politics.

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The Best Vibrations

I chat with Mike Love, the smashingly successful, historically polarizing lead singer of The Beach Boys. To my delight, he begins to sing the chorus of one of his most iconic hits, a tune that he has crooned thousands of times for crowds far larger than his current audience of one: “I'm pickin’ up good vibrations. She's giving me excitations."

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Living the Culture

His home in Assayii, New Mexico, a place named for the red rock of the canyons there, is starkly different from the halls of Harvard. “We live where the pavement ends,” Clark says with a laugh. “Literally, there’s a road that’s called ‘The Road to Nowhere’, and I live further on.”