Stories by Michael Ventura

Michael Ventura writes the Letters at 3AM column for the Austin Chronicle. subscribe to Michael Ventura's feed

Posted on: Jul 29, 2010, Source: Psychotherapy Networker

While so much about sexuality is brazenly public these days, we haven't advanced very far in our ability to talk about our sexual fears and anxieties.

Posted on: May 27, 2010, Source: Psychotherapy Networker

Has our new definition of "life experience" rendered tangible interactions irrelevant?

Posted on: Nov 10, 2004, Source: Austin Chronicle

What's our job? To dedicate our lives to preserving and passing on what we love, so that if things ever get sane again there'll be something left.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2004, Source: Austin Chronicle

Most of our war dead come from the little places that the 21st century has left behind.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2004, Source: Austin Chronicle

Americans have been led to believe that their medical histories would remain confidential. Now, in a radical flip-flop, the Bush-Ashcroft Justice Department wants hospitals and clinics to turn over thousands of medical records.

Posted on: May 9, 2002, Source: Austin Chronicle

Our culture is obsessed with youth and the "inner child" -- but by buying into this cult of the Young One, we insult and shame the Old One.