Thinking is not always associated with abstract expressionism. After all, the technique was called "action painting" and it's quarterback, Jackson Pollock, was intentionally or unintentionally rough around the edges.
At Guild Hall, when Florence Fabricant asked CNN's Anthony Bourdain at a recent Q&A, which country was most surprising, he quickly answered Iran. Most Americans have not been there, and I seized a moment of opportunity.
In Ethel, a new HBO documentary, the fascination with all things Kennedy shifts to the legacy of Robert. Filmmaker Rory Kennedy, his 11th child, focuses on the role of her mother in their remarkable marriage, and in the aftermath of his death.
The body language is all affect but the words come from the actual autobiographies of these famed youth who have barely lived or done enough to merit a complete sentence, but that's the conceit of Celebrity Autobiography.
The Big Bang may have been the theme of this year's Watermill Center extravaganza of a summer gala, with its outsized red phalluses, neon ninjas, and popping balloons, but many East End events make big noise.
Searching for Sugar Man tells singer/songwriter Sixto Rodriguez's remarkable story, showing this performer as a construction worker raising a family in a ramshackle house, contrasted with his command of thousands at a concert.