As people filed into the Marc Jacobs show at the Lexington Avenue Armory last night, there were more than a few concerned faces and audible groans. The trouble was a fiery golden sun hanging from the ceiling, which cast an unflattering sepia tone on everyone in the room. "I forgot to wear sunblock," ... More >>
Before Occupy Wall Street artist Molly Crabapple had largely shied away from political themes in her work. Crabapple's signature compositions are described on her website as what would happened "If Dr. Seuss backtracked through the time-space continuum and commissioned Toulouse-Lautrec to reimagine ... More >>
Leigh RydbergNoel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Tuesday, November 15
Better than: Big Bang Theory reruns.
Watching Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, it's hard not to see the albatross around his neckhis estranged brother Liam, who he left behind in 2009 after a serie ... More >>
So the word is out that Osama bin Laden--the walking bad hair day who hid in caves and plotted international violence, coming off sort of like a Dr. Seuss character via Adolf Hitler--was finally killed by a U.S. bomb.
Well, I have it on pretty good, semi-reliable, shaky authority that Georg ... More >>
Some exciting news for fans of the late Theodor Geisel, or, as you probably know him, Dr. Seuss: Random House is publishing seven of his "rarely seen" works, which appeared in Redbook between 1948 and 1959, into a hard-cover collection called The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories. Apparentl ... More >>
The news here -- especially relevant if you take drugs, have children or both -- is that tomorrow, PBS will launch a new program entitled "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That." That sounds really fun and all, but is lent a certain extra dose of credibility because the series is co-signe ... More >>
Where on the list will Maurice Sendak's controversial classic fall?If some of our earliest memories of food are shaped by eating it, then plenty more are informed by the act of reading about it. After devouring Maurice Sendak's In the Night Kitchen, what child could look at a slice of toast w ... More >>
As shoppers scurried to snatch up last minute gifts inside the Queens Center Mall, local elected officials and community organizations painted the shopping destination's landlord, Macerich, as the latest Grinch in the ongoing fight for living wages -- just days after the city council rejected a ... More >>
First, there was Minnesota. Then it was Anaheim. And, of course, through it all, there's always the good laugh at Boston's expense.
And while I'm well-versed in spitting vitriol at New England, I'm less inclined to do the same for a midwest city that's never really done wrong by me, or a we ... More >>
Ellison and Olson: Not in a reading mood.
Several of our commenters have struck on the Dr. Seuss-like cadence of Josh Olson's popular manifesto, "I Will Not Read Your Fucking Script."
One of the first to point it out was Steve Jarrett, a writer and teacher in Winston-Salem who sent Olson the ... More >>