Category Archives: Music
Happy Valentine’s Day week to all the Starbucks lovers out there (yes, I know that’s not the lyric).
Two Raphael paintings unearthed after 500 years
A music critic on why it’s so difficult to write about performances
The underlying cognitive dissonance of the Left and Right
The question that reveals the heart of the culture wars
Camels disqualified from Saudi ‘camel beauty contest’ over use of Botox
The quest to preserve the live music that accompanied silent films
A long-forgotten 19th century opera about tabasco sauce gets a revival
This is pretty much how I feel about e-mail too
Inside Yale’s secret societies and why they no longer matter
Hemingway’s first short story found in Key West
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.