Category Archive: culture

Myth-Making and Religious Extremism and Their Roots in Crises By Arthur G. Neal and Helen Youngelson-Neal

by

Another book that falls into the category of Fascinating Premise, Bungled Execution.

Rate this:

Advertisements

CCLaP Fridays: How to Speak Midwestern, by Edward McClelland

by

The Midwest has many accents, each beautiful in its own way.

Rate this:

American Odd: Pack of Lies, by Gilbert Sorrentino

by

This week I conclude my essay series American Odd by looking at Gilbert Sorrentino’s postmodern masterpiece “Pack of Lies.”

Rate this:

MILWAUKEE PROFILES: DON VORT OF DV MAGIC SERVICES

by

Milwaukee Profiles interviews filmmaker Don Vort, founder of DV Magic Services.

Rate this:

Buck Studies by Douglas Kearney @ NYJB

by

“Buck Studies” is “a potent cocktail of political anger and radical formal experimentation.”

Rate this:

Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster 1887–2058, by Emma Lavigne @NYJB

by

“The past and the future are her playground, and she relays an open invitation to all who seek a daring museum experience.”

Rate this:

CCLaP Fridays: The Full Catastrophe: Travels Among the New Greek Ruins, by James Angelos

by

Is Greece the bastion of democracy, philosophy, and the West? Or is it a backward and corrupt regime dominated by inefficient bureaucrats, political extremists, and greedy opportunists? The answer is Yes.

Rate this:

Gerhard Richter: Panorama: A Retrospective: Expanded Edition, by Mark Godfrey @ NYJB

by

“Gerhard Richter: Panorama” offers a means to delve into the artistic practice of an iconic figure in modern European art.

Rate this:

American Odd: Three Wogs, by Alexander Theroux

by

This week I continue my essay series American Odd by looking at “Three Wogs,” by Alexander Theroux, a comic novel about race relations in the UK.

Rate this:

William Merritt Chase: An American Master, by Elsa Smithgall et al. @ NYJB

by

The Directors’ Preface announces that “This exhibition is the first retrospective on Chase in thirty years.”

Rate this: