friendship http://nhpr.org en A Peterborough Tale Of Friendship, Poetry & The Dump http://nhpr.org/post/peterborough-tale-friendship-poetry-dump <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here's a classic New Hampshire tale revolving around&nbsp; neighbors in a small town, poetry, and the town dump's swap shop. Read the story here, which includes full transcripts of Swift's poetry, and listen to the full story through Caitlin and Swift's words below.</span></p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:15:11 +0000 Todd Bookman 52443 at http://nhpr.org A Peterborough Tale Of Friendship, Poetry & The Dump Sociologist To Dudes: Man Up And Make Some Friends http://nhpr.org/post/sociologist-dudes-man-and-make-some-friends <p>The holidays are a time for gathering with friends and family. For dudes; not so much. A study published by the American Sociological Review found that white, heterosexual men have the fewest friends of any American demographic – which may be why the 'bro-mance' movies like <em>I Love You, Man</em> hit so close to home. <strong>Lisa Wade </strong>is professor of sociology at Occidental College and principal writer for <em>Sociological Images. </em>She <a href="http://www.salon.com/2013/12/08/american_mens_hidden_crisis_they_need_more_friends/" target="_blank">wrote about the American man’s friend crisis</a> for <em>Salon.</em></p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 18:58:21 +0000 Virginia Prescott 40324 at http://nhpr.org Sociologist To Dudes: Man Up And Make Some Friends Three Wishes, Three Surprise Endings http://nhpr.org/post/three-wishes-three-surprise-endings <p>Author Pamela Ferdand talks about "Three Wishes," now out in paperback.</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 16:23:05 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1358 at http://nhpr.org Three Wishes, Three Surprise Endings