- The GuardianOct 26 11:21 AM
Nina Simone on the edge, sex at a trucking stop, land art and a coffin road: the artist’s new film Stoneymollan Trail is like stepping inside another person’s brain. What a moving, perplexing experience In order to create her 1976 Sun Tunnels – four huge concrete tubes that lie miles from anywhere in the Utah desert – Nancy Holt employed a large crew, including an astrophysicist, an astronomer ...
- The Huffington PostNov 23 03:44 PM
New York City moves fast and aspirations soar higher than skyscrapers. The philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre described it as a place for people who can focus to infinity and whenever he stopped walking quickly, he felt anxious. However, there are plenty of places where New Yorkers slow down to reflect on the meaning of life. Below are some of the top places to get a philosophical fix, if you find ...
- Independent WeeklyNov 11 09:05 AM
For an essay on audiobooks this week, the INDY sent a questionnaire to authors around the Triangle. We were delighted by the variety and volume of their responses, which are reproduced in full here.
- Wired NewsOct 30 04:13 AM
A battle over diversity is raging in the world of science fiction. And it's a battle for the soul of all popular culture. The post Sci-Fi’s Hugo Awards and the Battle for Pop Culture’s Soul appeared first on WIRED .
- VultureNov 10 07:01 AM
Graphic novels — that is, long-form narratives done in the style of comic books — have rocked the literary world in recent decades. Works like Maus, Persepolis, and Fun Home have garnered Pulitzers, given birth to film and theater adaptations, topped best-seller lists, and elevated comics art from a disdained medium ... More »
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