Monthly Archives: January 2018
Sebastiano del Piombo (1510)
Voyager 1 fires up thrusters after 37 years
Why do orchestras seem to play behind the conductor’s beat?
When art and spirit meet: fiction and the religious imagination
Guggenheim removes art featuring live reptiles and videos of dogs on treadmills after it received “explicit and repeated threats of violence.”
Unless you are a severely disabled person (i.e. blind) with a perfectly trained service animal you don’t need to have an animal on an airplane. The notion that people need “emotional comfort animals” with them on airplanes is utterly ridiculous. What a dumb time to be alive.
“Couple in a Room”
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Indeed. More please.
A wonderful new account of 19th century Britain
“Trump is a familiar sort of man who mistakes being hard for being a sadist, and thinks that his own well-documented appetite for inflicting suffering and humiliation on others makes him tough.”
The pleasures and secrets of library archives
Is the golden age of astronomy nearly over?
What’s wrong with Catholic fiction today?
“By The Seashore”
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1883)