On the shelves was a collection of glass bottles and vases. I was drawn to the way the windows fractured the view and was reminded of the paintings of Georgio Morandi.
OUTCAST FROM THE LORD
At a time when the Vice President of the United States is an advocate of gay conversion therapy and it’s legal in thirty-six states, Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased, in the most matter-of-fact way, demonstrates that this is an abomination.
Miles David Moore
BELIEVE WHAT YOU ARE SAYING
A Conversation with ActorJames Patterson.
Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold
OLD FART VILLAGE
The Flower Schnorrer
Maria Callas with a dashof Gertrude Stein.
Karren LaLonde Alenier
THE ART OF WILLIAM STEIG
The comic drama of cartoons
SILPA BHIRASRI’S HOUSE
Italian artist Corrado Feroci (Silpa Bhirasri) was the founder of Silpakorn University and is regarded as the father of Thai Contemporary Art
Janine Yasovantคลิกเพื่ออ่านบทความนี้ เป็นภาษาไทย
GODDESS IN EXILE continued
The action takes place in the vivid milieu of the New York City art scene in the 1970's, capturing the excitement of the elite intelligentsia with character vignettes from the highest echelons of American artists and art world doyennes.
LOST TIMELectures on Proust in a Soviet Prison Camp
Five extraordinary talks on Proust’smasterpiece, A la recherche du temps perdu given in 1941 in a Soviet prisoner camp toPolish officers at the threshold of starvation and death.
The Art of David Wiley
UNDRESS ME Michael BettencourtIn a bar, Laura turns to Stefan and asks him to undressher by word of mouth, in his best mother tongue.
THE GREED GENE Michael BettencourtA young couple is told by their genetic counselor, the "genie of genes"that their child has the greed gene, and there is nothing they can do.
An astute and entertaining array of audio essayson an array of topics by an astute andentertaining essayist.
TALOS ENSEMBLEA new tour with a new Medea Noir
CADAVER DOGA dog is barking in Paradise./Sniffing scorched earth... hellish air./His handler shouting urgently, /“Over here!” David Alpaugh
A NEW HUMANISMMany centuries ago, Socrates warned us that the unexamined life is not worth living. With this in mind, perhaps it is time we began to more thoroughly examine ourselves as a species. David Wiley
JUGGLINGLook at this guy, what’s he juggling? Bowling pins? That’s so 1900’s. Not impressed.Now if you want to see someone do some serious juggling, I’m your man. Les Marcott
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SIMPLIFYI came across Henry David Thoreau’s words “Simplify, simplify, simplify,” and they catapulted me back to my undergraduate tenure at Harvard College, when those words, read by an anxious
working/middle-class boy, plunged into the heart of the land of privilege, freed him from his anxiety. Michael Bettencourt
BODY AND SOUL REDUXAt 22, she was a woman, not a teeny bopper, not a hip-hopper., not a "who am I?
girl-gone-wild", not a single girl who can't wait to grow up and yet can't disrobe from her over-the-head hand-clapping teeny-tweeny costume. Arthur Meiselman
FREEZER BURNED After the year I've had ... broken foot, fouled up retina, ancient mother repeatedly on the edge of giving up only to drag herself up off the precipice, generalized sense of helplessness, bouts of retail therapy. Bring on the binge-watching, bitch!
TRIGGERThere’s one trigger warning I wish I’d see more often in this New Year, and have the promise kept. “We’ll grab you by the feels, and we won’t let go.” Nathan Thomas
KARMA AND MITZVAHMy Mini-Oscar for 1998 would have gone to Martin Landau for two scenes in Rounders, one about karma and one about mitzvah. Patrick Walsh
DIVINING THE POLITICAL YARD SIGNS Last November, Democrat Robert “Beto” O’Rourke nearly accomplished the impossible. He came oh so close to toppling an incumbent senator from the reddest of red states – Texas. Les Marcott
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