Tag Archives: New York Times

Quotes: Pirate ships on seas of Quartz

“We don’t want to be the Royal Navy. We want to be the pirate ship attacking the Royal Navy. I’m bearish on print, including our own. It is an inexorable trend that has to be met with some very radical … Continue reading

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Quotes: Crazy Horse driving a steam shovel

David Carr  on Crazy Horse’s recent show at the Outside Lands festival: “Seeing them play was like watching an ancient steam shovel unfurl, claw the night air and dig in.” Quote from New York Times interview.

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Imagine a world with no Macbeth

The New York Times recently had a good story on the Folger Library’s “Fame, Fortune & Theft: The Shakespeare First Folio.” In addition to prompting me to add the exhibit to my to-do list, the story made my head spin … Continue reading

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Entering Darkness: Spelunking into ourselves

From the NYTimes: Entering Darkness http://nyti.ms/ividz2

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NYTimes: Harold Bloom: An Uncommon Reader

NYTimes: Harold Bloom: An Uncommon Reader http://nyti.ms/irqclD

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A kayak made of poetry

In a New York Times obituary of George Hitchcock, the founder of Kayak poetry magazine, it noted the publication carried the following motto in every issue: “A kayak is not a galleon, ark, coracle or speedboat. It is a small … Continue reading

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Deliverance turns 40

Nice piece in the New York Times about Deliverance’s 40th anniversary. I had the pleasure of interviewing James Dickey in the late ’80s when I was reviewing his novel Alnilam. Fascinating guy. Deliverance is one of the few movies I’ve … Continue reading

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Too much information …

In a recent post about “FourSquare Fatigue,” I noted the generational difference in the way people view online privacy. The New York Times had an interesting piece on Friday that digs into the issue more deeply. While privacy advocates bemoan … Continue reading

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The Mac as poetry …

Via BoingBoing, I found this New York Times article about Gary Snyder, where he offers his unique take on modern tech, including a previously unpublished ode to the Mac, “Why I Take Good Care of My Macintosh.” “Because my mind … Continue reading

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