April 08, 2014
Matisse's under-celebrated inwardness is on display in a new show.
The Kaufmans may have been on a high-seas adventure, but their lives were depressingly similar to ours.
April 07, 2014
Why try to avoid lingo? What's slang today is accepted usage tomorrow.
Too distracted by technology, lack of sleep, or your kids to focus on anything longer than a list? Here’s one of Lydia Davis’s stories, “Bloomington,” from her latest collection, Can’t and Won’t, in its entirety.
If you weren't familiar with the 93-year-old legend, here are the three movies to watch.
April 06, 2014
It isn't the violence, or nudity, or even the dragons that makes Game of Thrones so epic. It's the dialogue.
Reviewing the Unreviewable
The act of reviewing—or even just having critical thoughts about—juvenilia produced by someone who cannot defend herself seems both loathsome and pointless. But this book calls for it.
No actual historians are on staff—and that's led to some serious inaccuracies.
We treat technology as disposable, yet we ascribe human characteristics to our gadgets.