Category Archives: ART

Speeding Up Chekhov

IN A 1907 ESSAY penned for the Italian newspaper La Stampa, the philosopher Giovanni Papini distinguished films — which,... Read More →

Being There

“EVERYBODY KNOWS how to raise children, except the people who have them.” So the satirist and journalist P. J.... Read More →

Hard Stands

ON YOUTUBE, a man in a cowboy hat waves his arms and, in a tight, taut voice that’s higher... Read More →

Rock of Ages

AT FIRST GLANCE, the phrase “holy hip-hop” seems like a writer’s clever mash-up of terms that often carry contradictory... Read More →