Tuesday, March 25, 2008

The Huffington Post

I have a dream. A recurring dream. A dream that will not go away. And I'm willing to bet that in some form or another--you have it, too. It's pretty standard: I'm flying. And sometimes I hit the ground screaming.

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Last month, Canadian novelist and blogger Sheila Heti began gathering and posting online e-mails from ordinary citizens relating dreams they'd had—not hopes-and-ambitions-type dreams, but literal dreams experienced during the Rapid Eye Movement stage of nighttime slumber—about the three leading major-party candidates for president. A graduate student in California described seeing Hillary Clinton wearing a dress made from the fleece of an endangered penguin.

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Monday, March 10, 2008

Day To Day - NPR

Actress Annabelle Gurwitch was fascinated by the site, so she talked to her rabbi, Mel Gottlieb. He's also a Jungian psychoanalyst and he interprets a few of those candidate dreams.

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Tuesday, March 4, 2008

LA Times

Let's say you're in the mall and Hillary walks up and says she's had another argument with Bill and needs a hug. So you hug and she asks if you voted for her and you say yes, even though you didn't, because she looks sad. Suddenly, you're at the railroad station, but the train is just departing and Barack Obama is standing at the back door, waving. Behind him is your mother. And she's not happy. Sheila Heti wants to hear from you.

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New York Magazine

Excerpts of recent dreams submitted to IDreamofHillaryIDreamofBarack.com, a blog run by writer Sheila Heti...

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Chicago Tribune

Sen. Barack Obama's autobiography is titled "Dreams From My Father," but nowhere in that book do the dreams involve writing on hamburger buns, eating ballots or Obama chasing people through the streets of New York.

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Sunday, March 2, 2008

NOW Magazine - Toronto

Of all the hype spillage into Canada from American Obamaniacs and Clintonistas, these two sites are probably the most imaginative. Both collect and post reader's dreams - that's sleeping dreams, not other kinds of dreams - of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, along with a quick background on the dreamer.

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