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What I’m Reading – January 22, 2017

Minoru Niizuma, Yoko Ono and others at the Chambers Street loft, 1962. Gelatin silver or digital print, printed 2016, 8 x 10 in. Collection of Yoko Ono, New York. © Yoko Ono Left to right: Toshi Ichiyanagi, Toshiro Mayuzumi, Yoko … Continue reading






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What I’m Reading – January 8, 2017

Trump Finds That Attack-Dog Strategy Has Its Limits – The New York Times 010617 Glenn Thrush: As a political underdog and now as president-elect, Donald J. Trump has employed the same brutal but effective go-to move when he’s tweeted or … Continue reading






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French Novelist Patrick Modiano Wins 2014 Nobel Prize

NYT: “Patrick Modiano, the French novelist whose works often explore the traumas of the Nazi occupation of France and hinge on the themes of memory, alienation and the puzzle of identity, won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday. | In an announcement in Stockholm, the Swedish Academy cited Mr. Modiano’s ability to evoke “the most ungraspable human destinies” in his work.”






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A Flaneur in the Cloud – March 3, 2014

Oscar Glow, Today’s Tech Help Short Films Find Their Fandom : NPR 022814 If you, an ordinary non-Academy member, wanted to see an Oscar-nominated short film a few years ago, you couldn’t — not unless you lived in a city … Continue reading






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A Flaneur in the Cloud – February 17, 2014

OPPRESSED MAJORITY (Majorité Opprimée English), by Eleonore Pourriat – YouTube On what seems to be just another ordinary day, a man is exposed to sexism and sexual violence in a society ruled by women… (10 minutes) | With Pierre Benezit, … Continue reading






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