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Movie Review: J.G. Ballard and The Cinema

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.11.2016 | New York
Robert Brenner

Cars and skyscrapers: are there two more potent symbols of our modern urban existence? But what are these symbols doing to our minds, our bodies, our ...

Education vs. Edutainment

Bobby George | Posted 11.10.2016 | Education
Bobby George

If we are to take children seriously, and not just apply the model of edutainment to education, it will be with a realignment of the ways in which we think about learning itself.

It Sees Time: Tacita Dean at The Fabric Workshop Museum, Arcadia University, and Marian Goodman Gallery

Gabriela Vainsencher | Posted 05.15.2013 | Arts
Gabriela Vainsencher

"It's film! Film! 16 mm film!" Tacita Dean shouted from the front row of So Percussion's performance at The Fabric Workshop in Philadelphia, a few Saturdays ago.

Best New Books Out This Week

| Posted 04.06.2013 | Books

Originally published by Publishers Weekly This week, Maurice Sendak's final book, body snatchers, and two books of poetry. Plus: a Woody Guthrie no...

The Museum as Funhouse: Yayoi Kusama at the Whitney, Ghosts in the Machine at the New Museum, Century of the Child at MoMA

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.04.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The wow kicks in early at these exceptional shows at museums uptown and down. First at the Whitney with Yayoi Kusama, next with Bridget Riley's Ghosts in the Machine at the New Museum, and at MoMA's Century of the Child.

Why Republicans Want to F**k Ronald Reagan

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ariel Gonzalez

There are numerous examples of how the right discards or remolds reality to achieve a political end. Obama and the Democrats need to remember who they're dealing with.

The Future of Publishing: 10 Predictions Plus 2

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

I had hoped to be out in front of the pack with some pithy prophecies of my own, but the holidays got in the way. Turns out the only thing I'm better at than prognostication is procrastination.

Was J.G. Ballard a Prophet of Doom -- or the Future?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Johann Hari

Ballard's novels were among the first to glimpse a basic truth: man stripped of a stable ecosystem rapidly regresses to his most primitive state.