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Zbigniew Herbert

Mr. Cogito Goes to Ukraine

Francis Levy | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics
Francis Levy

The Polish Poet Zbigniew Herbert created a character named Mr. Cogito ostensibly based on the Descartian cogito ergo sum. Considering the current sta...

Linked Out

Francis Levy | Posted 04.12.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

LinkedIn notices are like vermin. Is there an exterminator who can be called it to get rid of them? What if you don't want to be LinkedIn? What if yo...

Cosmopolis on DVD & On-Screen, Tonight @ Museum of The Moving Image

Michael Vazquez | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

As part of their "Best of 2012" series, the good folks at MOMI are screening David Cronenberg's film adaptation of the great Don Delilo's 2000 novel, Cosmopolis. Both are worth your time. Note to purists: skip this review, the film, and read the book first.

Q&A With Nicole Krauss, Author of Great House and The History of Love

Elana Estrin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Books
Elana Estrin

While studying art history in graduate school, novelist Nicole Krauss spent hours in the library researching Rembrandt, only to find that she preferred imagining the details of his life instead.