Erik Benjamins

8 December 2022

  1. After-Dinner Walk
  2. Alex Reed’s Home Work
  3. Ben Sanders is Drawing at the Dinner Table
  4. Bookends & Good Hugging
  5. Bookshelves & Hard Optimism
  6. Bottega Louie
  7. Built In at the Neutra VDL House
  8. Building Block
  9. Butts of Florence
  10. Confessions of an Anonymous Recipe
  11. Crying Into the Breadbox
  12. Disintegrating Smeller
  13. Eric Payne
  14. Forgetting the Words
  15. Free Smells
  16. Happiness for Art21 Magazine
  17. Running of the Interns
  18. Schindler Centennial for Cereal Magazine
  19. Self-squaring and Double Acting
  20. Sitting Suite for Seed
  21. To Sit is to Time Travel
  22. The Spongiologist’s Mantra
  23. Use All Five
  24. Wood Fire Chicken for Lucky Peach
  25. Young Joon Kwak’s ‘The Cave’
  26. Show All

Running of the Interns 2018

There is no Workday Like this Workday (2018), an essay for Compost.

Since electronic devices are banned within the courtroom, it’s up to the Media Network Interns—often undergraduate journalism majors at nearby universities—to swiftly deliver highly anticipated news as the critical race leg between the courthouse and the public. This “Running of the Interns” occurs every year and when I was invited to reflect on the phenomenon for the forthcoming volume of Compost, an arts & culture publication out of Buenos Aires, I adopted the tone of a pre-workout pep talk text directed to the interns themselves. A transcription from Good Morning America, where the hosts staged their own “Running” introduces the piece.

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