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Anime Pharrell (And His Hat) Star In New Murakami Music Video

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.15.2014 | Arts

It's hard to say which is the bigger star in Pharrell's latest music video: Pharrell, or Hatsune Miku, the virtual Japanese "pop sensation" who does n...

Week's Hottest Reads: You Won't Believe What Made The List!

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 11.18.2011 | Books

-- HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "11/22/63" by Stephen King (Scribner)...

Why Everyone Else Is Wrong About 1Q84

William Ambler | Posted 12.20.2011 | Books
William Ambler

Haruki Murakami's 1Q84 is not a modest endeavor. The narrative and its mysteries needs to be the selling point here: however, the prose is generally pedestrian.

Famous Paintings On Naked Bodies

flavorwire.com | Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts

For his latest visual trick, Switzerland-born, New York- and Zurich-based artist Olaf Breuning has transformed a group of nude gals and fellas into ...

Astoria Characters: The Four Funny Faces

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

My house has a wall out front. It is red brick with four pedestals, each of which is crowned by a white concrete Colonial Revival ball. It was this quartet of billiard balls that served as the blank canvas for some budding Banksy.

More Book Banning: This Time Its 'Norweigan Wood'

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 10.25.2011 | Books

In a month from now, multiple organizations nationwide will participate in "Banned Books Week," an annual event that celebrates first amendment rights...

Murakami Erects Erotic Show In London

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Takashi Murakami's latest group of paintings explores his complex ambivalence to the legacy of cosmopolitan painter Kuroda Seiki, who brought Western-...

Murakami Novel Soon To Be Translated

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Many passages of '1Q84' could be translated into either first or third person, and I have asked him which he prefers in certain cases. He usually adv...

Introducing Haiku Reviews

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Haiku reviews are a quick and easy way for our bloggers to express their opinions -- a series of Tweet-able art reviews coming to you every Friday.

Murakami NEW BOOK '1Q84' Released In Japan

AP | SHINO YUASA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

TOKYO — Eager fans waited in drizzling rain Friday to buy the third volume of Haruki Murakami's best-selling, multi-part novel "1Q84" and learn ...