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The concrete floor and walls around us began to crack, and sections of duct work were coming down, but the lights, the lights were dropping everywhere. And this huge vast space that we were in quickly filled with what I first thought was smoke but it was actually this thick cloud of dust that was being thrown airborne from this huge structure getting the living hell shook out of it.
And we were all underneath there, on the board line of panic, and… the power to the lights went out and we were in the pitch black. — Carl Pillitteri was working on Reactor 1 at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant when disaster struck.
This week’s podcast: Carl Pillitteri is working at a nuclear power plant when disaster strikes.
It was late at night. Beautiful full moon. And I went in the water, and it was perfect. I had what, for me, was the perfect life moment. I sat there under the full moon, in the water, just feeling really good, the waves sort of washing over me, and I realized that’s what life is. There are these moments of beauty, like moons and oceans, and then there are moments of horror. And then it’s good again. And then it’s horrible and kicks you in the face. And then it’s good again. And then it’s horrible and a pigsty, because that’s what life is. But then for a moment it’s good. And for me that was enough. —
Perfect Moments by Brian Finkelstein,The Moth (via man-of-prose)
Stories are powerful because they transport us into other people’s worlds but, in doing that, they change the way our brains work and potentially change our brain chemistry — and that’s what it means to be a social creature. — Brain Pickings (via rojospinks)
To my son’s generation, things are either awkward or they’re random. —
Adam Gopnik on “The Moth” (via weplannedarevolution)
Sounds Alive presents an evening with The Moth -
Sounds Alive is thrilled to present an evening with the people behind the Peabody Award winning storytelling group, The Moth, in the magnificent surroundings of the Grand Lodge of Dublin’s Freemason Hall.
Ireland, we’re coming your way March 22nd.
- Simon Doonan, 2013
I wanted the Partridge Family, and what was around me was the Addams Family. — Simon Doonan remembers his childhood on this week’s podcast.