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Kurt Andersen

6 Podcasts You May Not Have Heard of But Should Be Listening to

Antonia Cereijido | Posted 05.26.2014 | Entertainment
Antonia Cereijido

Whether you have never listened to podcasts before of if you are a standard This American Life and RadioLab listener and want to hear something new, here is a list of podcasts you may want to check out.

Uma Thurman Reads from Moby Dick and Salman Rushdie Wins a Prize at House of Speakeasy

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Good news: the written word thrives downtown. The brainchild of Doctor Amanda Foreman, the author of historical works like Georgiana: Duchess of Devon...

Joe Satran

Gary Shteyngart Roast: 'Neither Funny Nor Entertaining'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 11.21.2012 | Books

Last night, a crowd of 300-odd New Yorkers assembled at the BAM Harvey Theater to watch the novelist Gary Shteyngart subjecting himself to a Friar's C...

Is New York Still a Home for Artists? Or My Home... So to Speak?

Kalup Linzy | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Unlike my early days in New York, I no longer roam the boroughs attending opening after opening, party after party, all night conversations in some random artist loft/apartment/space (the after after party). It sounds great because it was great. It was also more distracting than inspiring.

Andersen and DeLong Review the Past

Robert Teitelman | Posted 02.13.2012 | Media
Robert Teitelman

Cultural criticism and comparisons has no method, no restraints, beyond the subjective view of the observer. It's about entertainment, the flicker of images, the ransacking of the past. You can't take it seriously.

The Future of Print (Is Brighter Than You May Think)

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stanley Bing

Those who are making the business decisions in the magazine, newspaper and book industries just might be mourning their own deaths way to early.

Facebook 'Friends' and the Gentle Art of Summer Poaching

Victoria Lautman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Victoria Lautman

My guess is that anyone with over 1,000 Facebook "friends" will probably accede to pretty much anyone. Hear that, Jeff Koons? You might be ignoring me, but I'm down with Damien Hirst.

Kurt Andersen Signs Two-Article Deal With Vanity Fair

New York Post | Keith Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Those crazy Spy guys are being reunited at Vanity Fair. Kurt Andersen has just inked a one-year deal to write two big articles for Graydon Carter at ...