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Coolio ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ Covers – Billboard

Coolio’s death on Wednesday at age 59 came as a shock to his fans around the world. Artis born rapper Leon Ivey Jr. was found dead on the bathroom floor of a friend’s house, with the official cause of death still pending at press time. His untimely passing prompted an outpouring of sympathy and condolences […]

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The Queer for Fear Docuseries asks: Is Frankenstein a gay horror movie?

Boris Karloff in Frankenstein. Mark Blankenship, editor of Primetimer’s Reviews, isn’t just a TV fan: he’s also a movie buff. Every once in a while, something on the small screen will inspire him to write about a movie, which is why Shudder’s Queer for fear inspired this deep dive into Frankenstein. Is Frankenstein’s monster really […]

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Youth Desperation: The End of the American Dream?

Photo by Pars Sahin Americans are suffering, and not as much as the young people of this country. In December 2021, the Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Vivek Murthy, released a disturbing report, “Council on Youth Mental Health Protection,” which paints a troubling picture of young people ages 3 to 17. The report […]

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Helen Wan, Lawyer and Author of “The Partner Track,” on Bringing Her Novel Biglaw to Netflix

Author Helen Wan (courtesy photo) “And blame the postmodern things I can’t relate / Like summer camps in the coastal states / Like booze and coffee beans / Dance floors and magazines / I think it’s safe to say that I have only myself to blame.” – The format This week I had the opportunity […]

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Are Canada’s Liberals realizing the dangers of a ‘woke’ Trudeau?

It’s hard to turn the fear of offending special interest groups into an effective strategy for running a nation. With MP Pierre Poilievre elected to lead the Conservative Party of Canada, there’s a new sheriff on Parliament Hill — and it looks like some Liberal Party members are now seeing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s ‘woke’ […]

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Postmodern Jukebox “Life In The Past Lane” Tour Makes 4 Stops in New York in 2023

Postmodern Jukebox embarks on its ‘Life In The Past Lane’ concert tour this fall, celebrating the greatest musical genres of the 20th century, fused with the recognizable hits of our own modern era, for the perfect patina of ‘vintage’ and “modern”. The group brings the PMJ universe to life with a cast full of exciting […]

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Reboot Season 1, Episode 3 Recap – “Growing Pains”

Summary To restart continues to be the funniest series of the moment. It’s a hilarious comedy that subverts and exploits sitcom clichés while addressing deeper messages in meaningful ways. This recap of the Hulu Reboot season 1, episode 3 series, “Growing Pains”, contains spoilers. In the previous episode, Clay and Zack’s mother, Susan, started a […]

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Seven Psychopaths is criminally funny

They will not take any Shih Tzu. Demented Fans of Martin McDonagh’s Bruises In Brugge should go homicidal for Seven Psychopaths, his star-studded Los Angeles sequel to his beloved European debut. Salting similar ground to his fugitive Brussels-located hitmen, Seven Psychopaths unleashes a heptad of murderous killers in a sprawling, unruly miasma of cinematic humor […]

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LEONARD BERNSTEIN’S ‘MASS’ at the Kennedy Center

by Leonard Bernstein Mass is no one’s sentimental favourite. The “Play for Singers, Players, and Dancers,” commissioned by Jacqueline Kennedy for the opening of the Kennedy Center in 1971, is a crazy and infuriating ecclesiastical fever dream, flawed but hugely ambitious. It’s a beautiful iconoclastic overgrown mess, and you should experience it if you can. […]

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Athena Calderone x Crate & Barrel — Inside Founder’s Collection Eyeswoon

Entertainment expert turned interior designer Athena Calderone has a devoted online clientele, and they’re partly to thank for her new collection. This week, the Eyeswoon founder unveiled a new collection with Crate & Barrel, her biggest furniture collaboration to date, and much of her inspiration came from conversations with her online community. Crate and barrel […]

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The Enduring Appeal of Choose Your Own Adventure Books

In 2018, Netflix released an interactive streaming movie titled “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch,” which allowed viewers to make choices. (One of the characters in the film explicitly references a story from Choose Your Own Adventure.) Chooseco sued Netflix for twenty-five million dollars, claiming its trademark had been infringed. He argued that its “marketing strategy includes appealing […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 launches official modding tool REDmod

CD Projekt RED is releasing an all-new DLC tool that makes it easier than ever to customize Cyberpunk 2077 with mods and other features. Changing the PC version of Cyberpunk 2077 has become easier than ever, as CD Projekt RED has launched a new modding tool named REDmod. As is the case with nearly every […]

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An incredible first for an incredible playwright

CaitlinBaker and JasmineAtkins in “How to Vote”. Photo: Dayna Ransley Theater / “How to vote”, by Julian Larnach, directed by Luke Rogers. Canberra Youth Theatre. At the Playhouse until September 10. Reviewed by ARNE FEALING. Light, camera, action. A cleverly crafted, postmodern drama. A great lighting plot that has etched its moments in your mind. […]

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Arthur Cotton Moore dies; the architect designed Washington Harbor

Arthur Cotton Moore, a Washington architect who painstakingly renovated landmarks such as the Library of Congress and gave the capital a new waterfront destination with the development of the Port of Washington, preserving the city’s cityscape even as it l pushed to evolve, died Sept. 4 at his home in Washington. He was 87 years […]

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Chhattisgarh’s Traveling Talking Guru on Postmodern Thought

Professor Rajeshwar Dayal Saxena had a paralytic stroke two years ago. Considering that it would now be difficult for the octogenarian to fend for himself in Bilaspur, his Bengaluru-based son Pranav asked him to come and stay with him. Saxena, however, already had about 15 young people taking turns caring for their sick teacher for […]

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The beginning of a monumental change?

For more than three decades, Robert Kaplan has challenged readers with his distinctive blend of travel writing, journalism and foreign affairs analysis. His most recent book, Adriatic, returns to South-Eastern Europe, a corner of the world that has nourished his thoughts since the beginning of his career. Kaplan revels in the historical and cultural mess […]

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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power puts Galadriel and other women center stage

The first question I received after watching the first two episodes of Amazon’s short story the Lord of the Rings prequel series power rings was, “Is it like game of thronesThat’s a good question; in the age of streaming services, high fantasy has been practically synonymous with the epic HBO franchise, which now has its […]

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‘Artbound’ Season 13 Episode Guide | related to art | Arts & Culture

Season 13 “Artbound” centers on a variety of art movements, art forms, and innovators that have shaped the Southern California art landscape – from a decades-long comic book series inspired by the scene California punk to an indie Asian pop culture magazine born out of Sawtelle. Check out this season’s full lineup and learn more […]

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Pool: Now let’s praise the famous pens | Frank swimming pool

Over the years, the appeal of retro has grown. I’m not just talking about the post-war and pre-postmodern literature and furniture I grew up with – this also extends to utilitarian and aesthetic objects. Like pens. I started using fountain pens and came to love the writing experience with them, even though they require more […]

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The world may have changed, but God hasn’t

“Times change. People change. We have moved so far away from large swaths of the Bible. With these words, English journalist and TV personality Piers Morgan urged evangelist Franklin Graham to adapt to these changing times and reconsider his views on social and biblical issues. Morgan, who many know for his stint as a judge […]

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Review of “Three Thousand Years of Nostalgia”

George Miller’s long-awaited sequel to Mad Max: Fury Road is a story about stories, a kind of meta-history, one that asks us to question the very role of stories in society. Centered on Alithea (Tilda Swinton), a student and teacher of narratology (real word), and her discovery of a wish-granting Djinn (Idris Elba) yearning for […]

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Living with Children: Why Punishment is Necessary

“The purpose of parenthood is not to control, coerce, or punish children to be ‘good’. The goal of parenting is to grow children capable of feeling all of their feelings and to become empathetic problem solvers, and to help children reach their full potential. No, I didn’t go to the other side. That’s a quote […]

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The world is getting exponentially more complex – here’s how we navigate it

Living organisms, our planet and even the whole universe become more and more complex over time. “Complex” doesn’t just mean “complicated”: it means that the parts of a system interact in ways that give rise to properties that can sometimes be quite surprising. Each time a certain threshold is crossed, a transition seems to occur […]

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9 Amazing Mecha Anime That Were Ruined By Their Endings

The mecha genre is one of the most famous in anime. Watching two giant robots fight each other is thrilling. Some mecha series are even considered classics. Mecha over the decades has proven to be a timeless series. Unfortunately, some have trouble sticking the landing in the final minutes. RELATED: 10 Best Underrated Mecha Anime […]

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All tickets are now on sale for Lincoln Center’s 2022/2023 season

The Lincoln Center logo From comedy and concerts on Broadway, to dancing and more, the entire upcoming season of live shows from Lincoln Center went on sale to the public on August 10. This also includes all specially priced Big Deal seats ranging from $15 to $20. What does the coming season have in store […]

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Responding to Intolerance with Courage and Truth

Justin Welby is the Archbishop of Canterbury and a noted evangelical leader. When he recently spoke at the Lambeth conference, he affirmed the validity of a 1998 declaration that gay sex is a sin, saying the resolution is “not in doubt”. Her statement caused a huge outcry among those in the Church of England who […]

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Honey Harper Announces New Album “Honey Harper & The Infinite Sky”

Honey Harper has announced that her second album Honey Harper & The Infinite Sky will be released on October 28 via ATO Records. The sequel to their 2020 feature debut Starmaker, Honey Harper & The Infinite Sky was born out of a deliberate overhaul of the band’s creative approach with Honey Harper co-founder and keyboardist […]

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Salman Rushdie: The writer who barely sleeps with both eyes closed

By Nehru Odeh Salman Rushdie, famous author of novels such as The midnight children, the satanic verses, the Moor’s last breath, the ground under his feet, was stabbed on Friday morning while on stage at an event in New York. Rushdie is currently on a ventilator and cannot speak. His arm and liver are injured […]

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How to Decorate with Primary Colors for a Bold, Retro-Inspired Look

By definition, primary colors are the most basic hues. When mixed, these elemental colors form all other shades of the color wheel, but no other colors can be mixed to create red, yellow or blue. Primaries represent the most intense and pure forms of color, and this vibrant combination is starting to establish itself as […]

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‘Rose B. Simpson: Legacies’ Solo Exhibit Opens at ICA/Boston

Rose B. Simpson, Brace, 2022. Clay, glaze, steel and string. 38 1/2 x 28 x 14 inches (97.8 x 71.1 x 35.6 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Jessica Silverman, San Francisco. PHOTO: Addison Doty. © Rose B. Simpson DynaFriendly sculpture artist Rose B. Simpson opens her first solo exhibition in Boston at the ICA, […]

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Letter: You protest too much – InForum

Tony Bender’s recent column “Losing my religion” is inspired by an REM song title that has nothing to do with religion, but rather an old Southern saying having to do with going all out. of his rope where politeness gives way to anger – which is obviously where he is. His loss of politeness (kindness) […]

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Summer Swing Nights – 5th Anniversary

The jazz vocal group performing on the main stage Outdoor big band dance concert at a vintage car museum Swing all night at the Driving Museum in El Segundo for a live show featuring The Swing Tones, our live band, food, vendors, dance lessons + We keep alive high quality music experiences, interactive dance concerts […]

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DANCE REVIEW: With ‘Dichotomous Being’, Taylor Stanley ‘scratches a new itch for artistic exploration’ | Berkshire landscapes

BECKET – As the principal dancer of New York City Ballet, Taylor Stanley has achieved a level of stardom that allows for the kind of artistic exploration that permeates “Dichotomous Being: An Evening of Taylor Stanley.” Somehow the show, which premiered at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival this week, began in 2018, when Stanley surprised many […]

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Chitta Ranjan Das’ Essays on Literature, Culture and Society

Literature as tapasya: the Weltanschauung of Chitta Ranjan Chitta Ranjan believed in tapasya as a mode of being in a world, where we work patiently to bring existing reality to a new evolutionary height as well as to ascend to a higher level of consciousness and a more dignified relationship. quality with the existing self, […]

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Pro-life answers to pro-abortion questions

HOST NICK EICHER: Next, the fight for life. Overturning last month’s Supreme Court ruling Roe vs. Wade sparked quite a backlash: it sparked outcries on social media, fueled political campaigns and, predictably, sent angry protesters to town squares across the country. MARY REICHARD, HOST: WORLD sent a correspondent to one of these protests to better […]

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The Evolution of All-About-Me – Sonoma Sun

Posted on July 25, 2022 by Larry Barnett In the early 20th century, coinciding with the rise of high technology and the advancement of science – the telegraph, radio, personal automobiles, and the shift from agrarian to industrial culture – the way people are tied to each other and themselves has begun a major transition: […]

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Opinion: Ricky Martin’s long career is a lesson in survival

Martin’s performance on normalized sexuality, replete with a hip hop kick started by Elvis Presley 40 years before, had its roots in Menudo, the teen pop group he starred in during their huge international pop hit of the years. 1980. Like Menudo, he popularized music that had few “Latin” elements other than its dancing and […]

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The landscaped plaza at 550 Madison Avenue nears completion in Midtown East, Manhattan

Work is nearing completion on the new public plaza adjacent to 550 Madison Avenue, a landmark 37-story commercial skyscraper in Midtown East. Developed by Olayan Group and RXR Realty, the 684-foot-tall postmodern building is undergoing a 21,000-square-foot interior-exterior renovation, which includes a three-height steel-framed glass canopy designed by Snøhetta and a revamped lobby designed by […]

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Encored” creates a vision of postmodern burlesque

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) — A lot has changed for Moon Muses burlesque in just one year, namely the location. Moon Muses have gone from sold-out shows in an easy talking bar to performing to double the size audiences in actual theaters. Now they are expanding again to keep up with demand. Producer, director, choreographer and […]

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Critique of Dostoyevsky or The Deluge of Language

Review: Dostoyevsky or the deluge of language By Julia Kristeva, translated by Jody Gladding Columbia University Press Buy at Bookshop.org Philosopher, linguist and literary critic Julia Kristeva’s little book on the writings of Fyodor Dostoyevsky juxtaposes vignettes from her own past with observations about the writer who influenced her from an early age. Dostoyevsky or […]

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REVIEW: Kyle Abraham’s AIM ‘An Untitled Love’ Is The Perfect Marriage Of Dance And D’Angelo Funky Songs | Berkshire landscapes

BECKET — A cast member of “An Untitled Love,” the 2021 dance by postmodern choreographer Kyle Abraham, called the piece “a black love sitcom dance.” Abraham, meanwhile, called it his love letter to the neo-soul songs of D’Angelo & The Vanguard. I call it a marriage made in art heaven, a supreme love. dance review […]

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I need a summer hat that isn’t a baseball cap. What should I wear?

Seven years ago, I was diagnosed with lupus, an autoimmune disease, which includes extraordinary sensitivity to sunlight. A baseball cap won’t suffice and looks silly with my urban professional wardrobe. Fedoras, trilbys and Panama hats seem to proclaim the wearer either as an extravagant maverick or as an anti-feminist reactionary. Is there a happy medium? […]

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Album Premiere: Ashenspire – “Hostile Architecture”

Having formed in 2013, Glasgow-based avant-garde metal collective Ashenspire released their thoughtfully blackened debut in 2017. Don’t talk about the dilemma of Laudanum was a scathing exploration of the brutality of British imperialism. Two years later, the group takes a critical look at the ever-widening wage gap that has turned the working class into capitalist […]

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Jordan Peterson is wrong about postmoderns

It is a bit fashionable in conservative circles these days to decry the dual influence of French philosophers Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida. They are blamed for laying the intellectual groundwork for the moral relativism, anti-rationalism, anti-Westernism, and narcissistic identity politics that blight today’s society. The grievance politics of Black Lives Matter and the strange, […]

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Zelensky: A Biography by Serhii Rudenko

When, on New Year’s Eve 2018, Volodymyr Zelenskyy “interrupted his own show” to announce on national television that he was running for President of Ukraine, “many wondered if it was a joke”, said Gaby Hinsliff in The Guardian. After all, the comedian and actor was the star of a hit TV series, servant of the […]

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The Greatest American Jesuit You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Last week’s Catholic Book Club column focused on an American Jesuit who became widely recognized as a public intellectual in the mid-twentieth century: John Courtney Murray, SJ But what if I told you that there was another American Jesuit, a friend of Murray, whose writings on everything from theater and fiction to politics, civil society […]

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Language against reality | Nick Enffield » IAI TV

Language is the main tool we have to communicate our vision of reality to others. We choose our words carefully to convey our point of view. But that perspective is itself already shaped by the language we use. Language is therefore far from being an objective medium that simply reflects the way the world is. […]

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George Shaw: Reviving the Post-War Council Estate

In 1938, a member of the American Abstract Artists Group, Ibram Lassaw, published an essay in the American Artists’ Yearbook in which he highlighted the central credos of interwar abstraction, arguing that the painting’s status is “its own reality” and not merely a secondary representation of external reality. His power lay in his ability to […]

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Richard Taruskin, vigorously polemical musicologist, dies at 77

Richard Taruskin, a towering musicologist and public intellectual whose polemical scholarship and criticism shook up the history of conventional classical music, died early Friday in Oakland, Calif. He was 77 years old. His death, in hospital, was caused by esophageal cancer, said his wife, Cathy Roebuck Taruskin. A professor emeritus at the University of California […]

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The love of the French for comics is displayed on the walls of Angoulême

Angoulême is famous above all for its International Comics Festival (FIBD), a celebration of the art of comics that draws thousands of visitors to the city each January. Artists and fans flock to Angoulême from all over the world, but the art form they come to admire is particularly popular with the French. Worldwide recognition […]

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Supreme Court strips us of Miranda warnings

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8 Iconic Bisexual TV Show Characters Who Led The Way For Representation

As the fight for equality rages on in both politics and media, Pride Month appreciates how far the LGBTQIA+ community has come. From the Stonewall Riots to the origins of queer cinema, countless brave and daring icons have made their existence known and claimed the same rights and freedoms as everyone else. Related: ‘Bound’, ‘Edge […]

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12 books like The House of Spirits

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Chilean-American author Isabel Allende’s debut novel, The House of the Spirits, is a classic of world literature, feminist historical fiction, and magical realism. Originally published in Spanish in Argentina in 1982, it has won awards, been made into […]

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Has the tide really turned in Ukraine?

(Photo by Sergei Bobok/AFP/Getty) Over the past month or so, the dominant media discourse on Ukraine has shifted from “heroic Ukrainians repelling a mismanaged Russian invasion” to “ill-armed Ukrainians unable to halt Russian advances in the East” (resulting in a lot of joy tastes of Glenn Greenwald). While commentators have pointed out that Russian war […]

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Can pop culture be liberating? –Insights magazine

Review: Everything, All the Time, Everywhere, Stuart Jeffries, Verso. We are neck deep in postmodernism, swimming in pluralism, saturated with pop culture, old hierarchies drowned in seemingly endless choice from horizon to horizon. That just seems to be the way society is now. But, asks Stuart Jeffries, if you dig deeper, is this a path […]

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Review: Watching Paul Taylor’s Road Not Taken (and Lessons Learned)

It might have been the most consequential move choreographer Paul Taylor has ever made. Considered very early on as a possible heir to Martha Graham, the pioneer of modern dance in whose company he performed, he was also perceived – rightly, although paradoxically, for a modernist heir – as a rebel. His rebellious gesture in […]

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Oil-rich Norway’s new national museum, home to Munch’s “The Scream,” is like a $650 million safe. But what is it really protecting?

The aesthetics of oil money are generally ostentatious. And the new National Museum, which opened in Oslo on June 11, makes the Norwegian capital feel like a real Ahu Dhabi of the North. The 13,000 square meters (140,000 square feet) of exhibition space marks the culmination of the country’s cultural and institutional metamorphosis which, with […]

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All we know (is it Miracleman?)

Marvel has been teasing a major character return for months. Could it be Miracleman? And where does Joe Quesada fit in? Here’s what we know. Marvel Comics Kept A Secret Project Many Suspects Could Bring miracle man again in the limelight. Though they’re playing the cards close, some suggestive teases from former executive Joe Quesada […]

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9 movie soundtracks that live in our heads for free

When you’re a movie buff, it’s easy to find something worthy of appreciation in every movie offering. Whether it’s a powerful single shot or a memorable line-up delivery, even movies considered total train wrecks (like Tommy Wiseauit’s terribly comical Bedroom) have gained cult appreciation over time. While some visual offerings may be lackluster, there’s always […]

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3 Things That Kept Me Going After Watching “The Kardashians” Episode 9

One of the most interesting things about the Kardashian-Jenner clan is their penchant for the postmodern and the penultimate episode of The Kardashians gives us meta moment after meta moment to prove it. At first, Kourtney complains to her pal Stephanie Shepard about the way her recent storylines have been edited out, expressing her disappointment […]

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Be comfortable with the mysteries of God

Unsplash/Jaredd Craig At least he was very polite about it. A guy came to me a few years ago and said he and his wife weren’t coming back to the class I was teaching. The reason? During a series on Creation, I expressed the opinion that I was not 100% sure how God created the […]

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Tony Nominee Sam Harris Brings OPENLY GRAY! at Feinstein at the Nikko

The legendary Sam Harris will only appear for two performances in his new show Openly Grey!, at Feinstein at the Nikko on Wednesday June 8 and Thursday June 9 at 8 p.m. The show features his definitive interpretations of pop, theater and standards, accompanied by his longtime musical director, Todd Schroeder. It’s an evening of […]

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Adventurous Lectionary – Trinity Sunday – June 12, 2022

Trinity Sunday – June 12, 2022Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31; Psalm 8; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-15After the radical wonder inspired by Pentecost, we move from the Spirit to the celebration of God in all the wonderful diversity and presence of God. God is the one and multiple transformer, who gives life, inspires and saves all creation. God […]

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Don’t miss the Cliburn Piano Competition’s celebration of beauty

At a time when ugliness has saturated the world, with trash in everyone’s eyes and ears from all directions, it’s becoming nearly impossible to discuss concepts like art and beauty without irony. These days, what most people call “art” is really just entertainment, and the closest people have to “beauty” is the dopamine-induced addiction that […]

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25 creative room divider ideas

Becky Nielsen While seating and tables tend to get the lion’s share of attention (and budget) when redecorating a space, there’s no denying the transformative powers of a room divider or room divider. room. Whether used to wall up bedrooms in a loft or hung as art, considering the smarts room divider ideas can help […]

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The French film “The Worst” wins the Certain Regard at Cannes

Predicting the winners is always a mad dash in the Un Certain Regard section (the Cannes Film Festival’s second most prestigious competition) and it turned out tonight, as the little-heralded French entry “The Worst Ones (Les Pires) “, a The first feature film by director duo Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret received the first prize […]

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Phillips will feature works by design masters spanning the 20th and 21st centuries

Joris Laarman | “Bone” chair, 2006 | Estimate: $500,000 – $700,000Courtesy of Phillips Phillips will feature works by design masters Between 20th and 21st centuries Sale on June 7 at Feature Works by Alberto Giacometti, François-Xavier Lalanne, Joris Laarman, Shiro Kuramata, Harry Bertoia and Ron Arad NEW YORK – MAY 25, 2022 – Phillips is […]

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Indie Releases, RPGs, Kickstarter and more

more and more games are coming out more than ever, and I’m so excited to be able to introduce you all amazing choices this week. We have a game from #RPGSEA (Role Playing Games: South East Asia), End of Navathem (funded through the Our Shores Kickstarter earlier this year), and a bunch of other amazing […]

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Holiness is possible and church provides tools to achieve it, says cardinal

BALTIMORE — Holiness is possible, and the Catholic Church provides the tools to achieve it. That was the theme of a May 15 speech by Guinean Cardinal Robert Sarah at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. The evening conference, which was preceded by a morning […]

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10 Best Star Wars References In The Simpsons

During its run of more than three decades, The simpsons packed in tons of movie references. Like Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thrillers and Quentin Tarantino’s postmodern gems, star wars is a cinematic well that The Simpsons writers keep coming back. RELATED: 8 Best Hitchcock References In The Simpsons Of Homer spoiling the end of The Empire […]

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Attention deficit disorder, the anti-capitalist condition

You can’t blame the parents, though. Not getting the right upbringing doesn’t necessarily mean abuse or neglect, although it could be. Parents who are stressed and unable to adjust to their baby can do the job. Mate was born to Jewish parents in Budapest two months before the Nazis occupied the city. But it doesn’t […]

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Should we adopt a “seductive approach” to culture? Christians debate if Tim Keller’s ‘moment is over’

A recent article by James Wood, associate editor of First Things magazine, sparked heated discussion about how Christians should engage with culture. In his May 6 message, “How I evolved on Tim Keller,Wood explains that Tim Keller had a profound impact on his life, but Wood now rejects Keller’s “seductive model” of cultural engagement. “As […]

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Activists hail Arup po-mo’s landmark list | News

Full screen in popup Arup Associates’ Canon’s House in Bristol, which has been granted Grade II status Source: historic england Arup Associates’ Canon’s House in Bristol, which has been granted Grade II status Source: historic england Arup Associates’ Canon’s House in Bristol, which has been granted Grade II status Source: historic england Arup Associates’ Canon’s […]

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness opens to $185 million at the box office

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will easily top the box office this weekend. The latest Marvel Cinematic Universe will earn at least $185 million based on Disney’s conservative official estimates. Analysts estimate the total could reach more than $195 million once Sunday’s receipts are accounted for. Either way, it’s the biggest opening for […]

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Free Pocket | Architect magazine

Raphael Gamo DL1310 Apartments in Mexico City by Young + Ayata and Michan Architecture It’s taken a few decades, but we’re finally getting to the point where theoretical assessments of the effects of computing and communications technology are becoming more thorough. These questions are deepened today in the historical perspective, not only by focusing on […]

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Myths Underpin ‘Humanities Crisis’ Discourse (Opinion)

Every time I read Inside Higher Education, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Times Higher Education, The New York Times, The Washington Postsemi-academic periodicals and books in the Johns Hopkins University Press Higher Education Series, I encounter persistent myths of the modern university, and in particular of the humanities. Drowned in contradictions, they jump on each […]

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The classical music critic compares the scene in the two cities

HOUSTON — A friend who had lived in both Dallas and Houston once commented on their difference. “Houston is always more willing to take risks,” he said. “Dallas is too busy looking over his shoulder to see what people are thinking.” It paints both cities with broad brushes, but there’s something about it. I thought […]

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Who is Peter Thiel, the billionaire who helped found Facebook and invests in the Conservatives?

In December 2010, the movie “The Social Network” brought the story of Facebook to theaters. Starring Jesse Eisenberg (Justice League) as Mark Zuckerberg, and Andrew Garfield (The Amazing Spider-Man) and Justin Timberlake (The Price of Tomorrow) as co-founders Eduardo Saverin and Sean Parker, the film delves into the behind-the-scenes process that turned a resentful Zuckerberg […]

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Yorgos Lanthimos and the Weird Greek Wave

In the wake of the Great Recession, a myriad of strange and distinct filmmakers have emerged from the struggling nation of Greece. These filmmakers have dared to address the taboo, the disturbing and the unexpected, and are part of a postmodern cinematic movement known as the Greek Weird Wave. The movement is an extension of […]

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Giannina Braschi wins the National Award from the North American Academy of the Spanish Language

“The jury unanimously chose Giannina Braschi whose rich and generous career defies any simplistic classification,” announced Carlos E. Paldao, director of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. “Her prolific career, which spans from groundbreaking research on Hispanic classics to her spectacular work as a renowned and award-winning creative, places her among the most […]

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Why Christopher Nolan Is One Of The Best Working Directors Today

Movies that challenge their audience make the biggest splash. Their ripple effects end up being the talking point in cafes, bars, podcasts, and more. The soothing wake of what remains is their permanence in pop culture. Filmmaker Christopher Nolan is an auteur who has consistently made increasingly larger contributions to the cinematic landscape. Simply put, […]

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Movies that Quentin Tarantino shot to make him successful

It’s just a vain aspiration to try to list all the Easter eggs and references in Quentin Tarantino Kill Bill. This martial arts yakuza revenge thriller is a patchwork of old school wuxia, samurai cinema, spaghetti westerns, Hollywood classics, the best blaxploitation and grindhouse movies. Tarantino said in 1994, “I steal every movie ever made”. […]

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CORN IS GREEN, National Theater

The National Theater has taken up the curious habit of reviving plays that are artistic fish out of water: social realist dramas with a strong sense of time and place, but which have now been overtaken by the onward march of the aesthetic taste and societal values. First there was Rodney Ackland’s Absolute hell in […]

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New Matrix to Redistribute Missionary Funding to Territories Unreached by the Gospel

In a special report presented at Spring Meetings held virtually April 12, the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (GC) unveiled its plan to reset the church’s global mission focus. With a lack of focus on unreached territories and people groups over the past 50 years, the GC hopes its new focus and matrix will help […]

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My Ride’ Must-Watch Short Snowboarding Diversity Film

The Ikon Pass has just released a fantastic short film titled My Ikon: My Journey. It follows Russel Winfield, considered the first black professional snowboarder, and LJ Henriquez, an up-and-coming rider Winfield took under his wing. The film gives me hope that the future of skiing and snowboarding will be more diverse. I strongly encourage […]

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JESUS ​​CHRIST SUPERSTAR All-Female Album Featuring Cynthia Erivo, Shoshana Bean and More Sets

Jesus Christ Superstar: Highlights From The All-Female Studio Cast Recording, which stars Grammy and Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo as Mary Magdalene; Broadway veteran Shoshana Bean as Judas Iscariot; and critically acclaimed soul singer Morgan James as Jesus Christ, will be available as a complete song collection on all digital music services on April 29. […]

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‘The Bunker Game’ composer Umberto Smerilli talks about crafting his score

Umberto Smerilli explains how he created a postmodern spirit for the film. Shudder continues to step up its original content game, with recent films such as The scary sixty-first and Seed first this month. Another new original film now available on the horror-focused streaming platform is the deadly role-playing tale, The bunker game. Directed by […]

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You Must Watch if You Are Die Heart Fan of Dark Tales!

Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn’s third novel was an instant smash and a bestseller when it was released in 2012. When the novel was made into a film of the same name two years later, in 2014, it too became a popular and successful psychological thriller, chilling audiences to their cores. Rosamund Pike as Amy Dunne […]

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Here’s how much a 1989 Nissan Pao costs today

When a car like the Nissan Pao hits the market, sometimes it’s pretty obvious that its popularity and longevity won’t last. Although it was a pretty reliable car, it’s not the prettiest to look at. Some may even feel shy to drive in something like this, especially if their desire and dreams are based on […]

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Everything Everywhere All At Once’s original script was even weirder

In the wild and universal film by Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan Everything everywhere all at once, much of the plot revolves around the branching points where people make their important choices. Each decision creates a new timeline and a new hypothetical world. The Heavy Companion Art Book A vast useless gyration of rocks and […]

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Pass This One Over: A Review of “In Every Generation” at Victory Gardens

Valeria (Eli Katz), Yael (Esther Fishbein), Dev (Sarah Lo), Paola (Carmen Roman) and Davide (Paul Dillon) in “In Every Generation”/Photo: Liz Lauren One would think that a play about Passover—the quintessential storytelling feast, organized around a ritualized and extended narrative of the Exodus from Egypt—would have narrative strength and clarity. But Ali Viterbi’s “In Every […]

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Rowan Williams and our sentimental age | Carl R. Trueman

JToday, as in Plato’s time, it is rhetoric that moves crowds. But as Plato knew, truth, not rhetoric, is the task of philosophy and philosophers. This is why these are so important. Unfortunately, many in today’s class of philosophers – the intellectuals – seem to have forgotten about Plato. They now find rhetoric more appealing […]

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Take a moment to really think about it

Think. Yes. Really. Just a moment… think of an idea or possibility beyond a Twitter reply, or a Facebook “like” or a TikTok video. The likelihood of you reading this column to the end has dropped sharply over the past few years in direct relation to our use of social media and smartphones. It’s an […]

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Every Body Snatchers movie invasion and how each is an allegory for their time

the Invasion of the Body Thieves title one of the best known and most prolific in horror. With a total of four films, the concept spans over 60 years and shows no signs of slowing down, with occasional news of remakes at Warner Bros. over the past five years. Over the decades, the movies have […]

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The Rise of Opposing Thought – Spiked

In a recent radio interview, Labor leader Keir Starmer reignited the debate over whether we can talk about ‘women with penises’ or ‘people with cervixes’. Starmer’s dithering and equivocation were a stark reminder of how reality-denying discourse has become accepted and commonplace. Stating obvious untruths is now commonplace. Twisting and reversing reality has been normalized. […]

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Morning headlines for Slovenia: Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Check the date at the top of the page, and you can find all the stories of “morning headlines” here. You can also follow us on Facebook and get all the news in your feed. This summary is provided by the STA: Janša compares the Bucha murders to the Katyn massacre LJUBLJANA — Prime Minister […]

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Review of modern buildings in Britain – a phenomenal job of collecting and observing | Art and design books

IIf you haven’t heard of Coleg Harlech in Wales, an adult education institution whose threatened brutalist structures are “probably the most compelling 20th-century buildings in the whole country”, don’t worry. You’re not alone. And it is precisely because works like this are obscure that Modern buildings in Britain had to be written. For one of […]

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Streaming service MUBI announces April lineup

MUBI, the global distributor and curated movie streaming service, has REVEALED its lineup for March 2022, including premieres, doubleheaders and exclusive releases. This month arrives the period film Fabian: Going To the Dogs by German director Dominik Graf, celebrated at last year’s Berlinale, and the superb Futura by Pietro Marcello, Alice Rohrwacher and Francesco Munzi […]

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Never Let Me Go (Album Review)

Never let Me Go is Placebo’s first studio album in a decade, but it’s hard to imagine the gap was entirely accidental. Their last album, strong like love (2013), was poorly received by critics and fans. Capping a long period of creative and commercial stasis after the band’s heyday at the turn of the millennium, […]

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How Inventing Anna on Netflix Tackles Sexism

Invent Anna premiering on Netflix in February. The latest production from Shondaland and Netflix follows one of the most famous recent cases of true white-collar crime. Anna Delvey (Sorokin is her real last name) is a con artist who has robbed luxury hotels and elite banks in New York. Presenting herself as a German heiress, […]

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Barbara Kay: The Invasion of Ukraine and the Forgotten Virtues of Duty and Honor

Links to the breadcrumb Comment NP British drama Foyle’s War makes the case for the resurrection of old ideas A fire is seen after a shelling, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv, Ukraine March 25, 2022. REUTERS/Oleg Pereverzev Content of the article At midday on January 20, 1943, a little girl jumping on […]

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Phil Robson – ‘Portrait In Extreme’ – London Jazz News

Phil Robson– Portrait to the extreme (Lyte Records LR050 digital. Album review by AJ Dehany) Portrait to the extreme is an accessible avant-garde extended reader that presents a thematic exploration of the “end” of the British guitarist/composer’s fertile musical mind Phil Robson. Recorded in the remote “extreme” circumstances of late lockdown, the eight-track sequence launches […]

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Ramshackle Mystery Tour: A Guide to Early Childhood Montreal

LISTS Ramshackle Mystery Tour: A Guide to Early Childhood Montreal By Jude Noel March 21, 2022 Kevin Barnes Closing out 25 years since the release of their debut album, Of Montreal exists in a constant state of reinvention. Frontman Kevin Barnes, the band’s only consistent member, emerged from the Athens, Georgia-based collective Elephant 6 in […]

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kyiv monuments could be destroyed by the Russian invasion

kyiv is often described as the cradle of Slavic civilisation. According to legend, the city was founded in 482, when a group of brothers and sisters from a Slavic royal tribe established a settlement along the banks of the Dnipro. By the end of the millennium, under the leadership of Volodymyr the Great, it had […]

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PROGRAM 4 at San Francisco Ballet makes everything old new

San Francisco Ballet at Alexei Ratmansky’s West Coast Premiere Seasons San Francisco Ballet’s final program of the 2022 season covers a parcel of territory, like almost two centuries of ballet. Opening with the Bournonvilles The sylph dating from 1836 and generally considered to be the oldest narrative ballet in existence, and ending with Alexei Ratmansky’s […]

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“It’s like being possessed”: Australian star choreographer Lucy Guerin talks about 20 years of dance | To dance

AAustralian choreographer Lucy Guerin has just landed in Melbourne from Aix-en-Provence, where she is working on a show involving young dancers, all aged 11 to 18. “It opens in November,” she says. “I’m going back once again because we have to rehearse during the school holidays. In the meantime, she is in Australia to create […]

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The Peter Handke controversy, considered

Contents This content can also be viewed on the site from which it originated. On December 10, 2019, Austrian writer Peter Handke received the Nobel Prize for Literature. If he felt pride or triumph, he didn’t show it. His crooked bow tie over an ill-fitting white shirt, his unsmiling eyes behind his signature round glasses, […]

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Listen to Jenny Hval in the new episode of The FADER Interview

Jenny Hval is one of the greatest musical manipulators in the English language. His ability to express both abstract ideas and visceral impulses through song is all the more impressive given that English is his second language. Born in the Bible Belt of southern Norway – a stark and stuffy cultural landscape she describes in […]

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Chanel caps Paris Fashion Week with signature swathes of tweeds

Brilliant styles evoked the colors of the River Tweed which flows east through the border region in Scotland and northern England, a river that gave the legendary fabric its name and inspired the founder of the Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel house. Here are the highlights from Tuesday’s Fall/Winter 2022 shows: CHANEL’S JOURNEY TO THE FRONTIERS The […]

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Is animated TV on par with the best programs?

Animated television is drastically neglected compared to its live counterpart. For a number of reasons, including but not limited to its association as children’s programming, adult-oriented animated television struggles to receive the same recognition from critics and academics. A strong tendency to incorrectly assume similar operations, formats, and styles between anime shows due to their […]