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The Post Contemporary Paradigm

Brandon Kralik | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

The word Contemporary, as it is applied to Art is a confusing one. Contemporary Art is defined as Art which owes its foundation to post-modernism, and whose concepts focus primarily on transient issues of the present moment as opposed to simply art being created within our lifetime.

Interview With Critically Acclaimed Author, Alan Kaufman

Lisa Chau | Posted 03.25.2014 | Books
Lisa Chau

Alan Kaufman, the Bronx-born son of a French-Jewish Holocaust survivor, is author of the critically acclaimed memoirs Jew Boy and Drunken Angel. Kaufman's writings are subversive articulations of extreme outsiderness.

A Brief History Of Writers Who Died Untimely Deaths

flavorwire.com | Posted 08.24.2011 | Books

We recently read Rachel Maddux’s essay “Here with the Windies” about the sudden, shocking death of Margaret Mitchell back in 1949 (she was hit b...

Larry Rivers After Crossing His Delaware

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Barbara Probst Solomon

Larry was intellectual, literary, and one of the most brainy artists of his generation, but there was always the feeling in the art world that the more intellectual the artist, the less talented the painter.

Science Writing At Its Finest? Richard Dawkins's 'Oxford Book Of Modern Science Writing'

The New York Review of Books | Jeremy Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jeremy Bernstein The New York Review of Books A Bouquet of Science "The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing" edited by Richard Dawkins Oxford Univ...

Holocausts, Miracles And Mysticism

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rabbi David Wolpe

Are books that influential? Well remember, if someone had not written the story in the book of Maccabees, you wouldn't be lighting those candles.

The Holocaust Revisionism of Hollywood

Rod Lurie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rod Lurie

It never crossed my mind that I would ever speak or write negatively about the work of a fellow filmmaker. I am sure the makers of The Reader are not deniers. But they are helping those who are.

Varanasi: The City of the Dead (xi)

Karin Badt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karin Badt

Varanasi, the holy city of the dead, is a blast of life. Right from the train station, the roads are dense in clanking bicycles, women in black veils...