WHAT'S ON TV WEDNESDAY: ‘THANK GOD FOR JOKES' AND ‘QUEEN AMERICA'

With Mike Birbiglia making his Broadway debut, now is a great time to revisit one of his solo shows on Netflix. And Catherine Zeta-Jones...

BRYAN CRANSTON WANTS MORE OF US TO GET ‘MAD AS HELL'

The Emmy-winning actor, who won accolades in London for playing a deranged anchorman in “Network,” isn't so sure his character is wrongheaded.

 
 
 

‘NETWORK' IN AN AGE OF FAKE NEWS AND FURY

Even the cast and creators are working out what the stage adaptation of the prescient 1976 film means right now.

REVIEW: A HIP-HOP SIDEKICK EYES CENTER STAGE IN ‘HYPE MAN'

Idris Goodwin's energetic but overstuffed play explores race, gender, police brutality and the quest for fame.

 
 
 

BOOKS OF THE TIMES: ‘THE CONDITION OF SECRECY' TEEMS WITH LOVE FOR LANGUAGE AND THE NATURAL WORLD

In her wide-ranging essays, the Danish writer Inger Christensen, who died in 2009, cuts her towering erudition with mischief and generosity.

‘ROMA' REVIEW: ALFONSO CUARÓN'S MASTERPIECE OF MEMORY

Cuarón uses both intimacy and monumentality to express the depths of ordinary life in this autobiographical movie set in Mexico City...

 
 
 

A BAROQUE SPECIALIST GETS THE PHILHARMONIC TO PLAY FROM THE GUT

The French conductor Emmanuelle Haïm is making her debut with the New York Philharmonic this week in a program of Handel and Rameau.

NONFICTION: TWO NEW BOOKS CONFRONT NIETZSCHE AND HIS IDEAS

Sue Prideaux's “I Am Dynamite!” and John Kaag's “Hiking With Nietzsche” offer modern interpretations of a highly controversial thinker.

 
 
 

FICTION: HER MOTHER DISAPPEARED 16 YEARS AGO. IN THIS NOVEL, THE HUNT CONTINUES

Daisy Johnson's debut novel, “Everything Under,” a finalist for the Man Booker Prize, riffs on timeless myths to document a daughter's...

‘MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000' AT 30: STILL TALKING BACK TO THE SCREEN

Joel Hodgson, the creator of “MST3K,” and Jonah Ray, the host of the Netflix version, which returns Nov. 22, discuss the show, past...

 
 
 

A WALKING TOUR OF MANHATTAN'S ROCK 'N' ROLL PAST: THE 2000S

Walk on the Wild Side NYC offers a tour of sites from '90s and '00s indie rock, and things that happened 10 or 15 years ago are feeling...

A ‘LEGO MOVIE 2' TRAILER AND MORE: 6 THINGS TO KNOW IN POP CULTURE TODAY

What's going on in Tuesday's TV, music and movie news.

 
 
 

SUIT ACCUSES DUTCH MUSEUMS OF HOLDING ON TO NAZI-TAINTED ART

An heir to Dutch Jewish art dealers says the art was sold to the Nazis under duress but the Dutch government says the works were sold...

CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK: VIEWING INGMAR BERGMAN THROUGH A GLASS LESS DARKLY

On the 100th anniversary of the Swedish filmmaker's birth, an impressive Blu-ray set from Criterion makes a fresh case for his importance...

 
 
 

SCENE CITY: SCARLETT JOHANSSON, PETE DAVIDSON AND GWYNETH PALTROW ON THE CHARITY CIRCUIT

Benefits were held for the American Museum of Natural History, the Guggenheim Museum, Save the Children and the Christopher & Dana...

CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK: PAULA JONES, RECONSIDERED

Twenty years after Bill Clinton was impeached, “The Clinton Affair” and “Slow Burn” put the women who accused him of sexual misconduct...

 
 
 

REVIEW: THE BOSTON SYMPHONY JOINS A CROWDED FIELD OF MAHLER

Several major American orchestras have recently played Mahler's Fifth. Boston's rendition didn't quite convince.

GIVING BUDDING CHOREOGRAPHERS ROOM TO MOVE

ABT Incubator provides novice dance-makers with time and space to work out their ideas.

 
 
 

NONFICTION: THE DISASTER THAT WAS THE VIETNAM WAR

Max Hastings's “Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975” condemns all sides for corruption, cynicism and outright cruelty.

NONFICTION: A FOREIGN POLICY REALIST CHALLENGES AMERICA'S ZEAL FOR INTERVENTION

Stephen M. Walt's “The Hell of Good Intentions” takes a critical look at how Washington has handled international affairs over the...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

HSH House / A Milimetre

HSH House / A Milimetre

© Jirayu Rattanawong Architects: A Milimetre Location: Bangkok, Thailand Lead Architects: Sitthana Phongkitkaroon, Wipavee Kueasirikul Area: 150.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Alphabet Rock

Alphabet Rock

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Google Photos for iOS Can Now Adjust Bokeh in Portrait Mode Photos

Google Photos for iOS Can Now Adjust Bokeh in Portrait Mode Photos

Google has released an update to the Google Photos app for iOS that brings bokeh adjustment for Portrait mode photos. The company announced the news through a Tweet... Read more ...

Early Morning Light, Brancaster Staithe

Early Morning Light, Brancaster Staithe

Oil on Board 10 x 14 inches. This one I originally painted as a demo last year, so dug it out and tidied it up to get to exhibition standard, refining the drawing and adding... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Abandon Me Love Found" by Contemporary...

Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Abandon Me Love Found" by Contemporary International Artist Arrachme

This painting is part of my "Timeless Transparencies" Series Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting. The artist used powerful but gentle colors that in some cultures indicate... Read more ...

Light Catchers, New Contemporary Painting by Sheri Jones

Light Catchers, New Contemporary Painting by Sheri Jones

Light Catcher14x11 oil on canvas I am so grateful for the warm weather we've had this weekend. I enjoyed a little porch time and painted this on my patio. I was struck by the... Read more ...

200!

200!

19 of 200 figure drawings completed now on week two. Can he make it? Since beginning this series, I have adjusted the goal from 100 to 200. The idea is to ingrain the figure... Read more ...

3461 Friday's Post 11/16 - The Other Josh Cohen

3461 Friday's Post 11/16 - The Other Josh Cohen

Stil life, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...

Cypress Creek Reflections - Workshop Demo on Selection Process

Cypress Creek Reflections - Workshop Demo on Selection Process

Cypress Creek Reflections, 8x10, oil, L. Daniel © 2018Workshop Demo - SOLD On day two of my workshop, we painted the Cypress Creek next to Creekhaven Inn where we stayed. How... Read more ...

Parallel House / En Route Architects

Parallel House / En Route Architects

© Yiorgis Yerolymbos Architects: En Route Architects Location: Kea Kithnos, Greece Design Lead: Katerina Kourkoula, Hannes Livers Gutberlet Design Team: Nicholas... Read more ...