Jeanine Basinger and Sam Wasson
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Marriage is a tricky subject in film. This is probably because unlike, say, the central themes of Citizen Kane or many of the Terminators, the "marriage movie" concerns a topic that's close to what many viewers either have, or will experie ... More >>
I'm still thinking and reading about Maurice Sendak, who died yesterday at the age of 83. And I just came across something new (to me) based on my favorite of his books. In 1980, American illustrator Gene Deitch made a short animation of Sendak's controversial In the Night Kitchen, published in 1970 ... More >>
Brooklyn born writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak has died. He was 83-years-old.
Sendak was the author of Bumble-Ardy, In The Night Kitchen, and, of course, Where The Wild Things Are.
We just went back and listened to Sendak's interview with Terry Gross on Fresh Air in September of 2011. It's a ... More >>
In very sad news today, the wonderful Maurice Sendak has died due to complications from a recent stroke. Sendak was considered one of the most important children's book artists of the 20th century.
There will likely be many tributes and stories about Sendak today; you can read some here:
The New ... More >>
Sound of the City's search for the quintessential New York City musician enters Round Two this week, with battles in the Round of 32 daily. Keep up with all the action here.
The Round of 32 closes out today, and what better way to finish things out with a battle between pop classicist Carole Kin ... More >>
Today in "Traditionalists Hating Technology," local literary darling Jonathan Franzen, author of the popular novels Freedom and The Corrections, has come out in opposition of e-books. Speaking at the Hay Festival in Cartagena, Colombia, Franzen told reporters that he believes the impermanence of the ... 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 >>
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 reading Maurice Sendak's In the Night Kitchen, what child could look at a slice of toast without imagining the bread dough airplane piloted by the book's prota ... More >>