October 22, 2014
"If You Spit in My Face, You Would Regret It”: Excerpts From the Feisty, Humble, Marvelous Letters of Ben Bradlee
Some of the funniest, smartest letter-writing you'll ever encounter.
A Kickstarter campaign is selling all sorts of weird Didion paraphernelia.
They're riveting—but why?
From the Obama ad-man who brought you "Mitt Romney's America."
His performance is quiet and subtle—and will blow you away.
The Anti-'Klinghoffer' Protests Are the Best Thing That Could Happen to the Metropolitan Opera
The riot that accompanied the Paris premiere of the ballet The Rite of Spring gave Stravinsky’s polytonality its artistic bonafides. Censoring Ulysses certified Joyce a prophet.
"The trenches only came up to your knees, and no protection at all; and then there was no food."
October 21, 2014
"I found German writer Walter Benjamin through my middle-school history teacher ..."
Good news for late-bloomers.
My Weekend With Oscar de la Renta
Remembering the kindness and generosity of one of fashion's greats.