The artists are leaving San Francisco.
Arts & Culture
Thursday, April 23
Most people think they’d be thrilled to have their memoir snapped up for a movie. The author had a different, more troubled experience.
Wednesday, April 22
Sunday, April 19
On Brent White, the joke whisperer who edits the largely improvisational comedies of Paul Feig, Judd Apatow and Adam McKay.
Friday, April 17
The politics and rhetoric of Trevor Noah’s appointment as the new host of the Daily Show.
In 1992, a magazine story introduced the world to the photographs of Sally Mann. Here, she responds to the firestorm that article produced.
Life behind the Beatles curtain, with the man whose real name is actually Richard Starkey.
Thursday, April 16
One famous critic (Adler) takes another (Pauline Kael) to task for a collection of reviews that is “without Kael- or Simon-like exaggeration, not simply, jarringly, piece by piece, line by line, and without interruption, worthless.”
Wednesday, April 15
David Chase, the creator of The Sopranos and director of the series finale, analyzes the final scene shot-by-shot.
On his anxiety as a teenager, the treatment he was given for it, and the way that the psychiatry of the day failed his family.
Tuesday, April 14
On the parallel sadness of Thom Gunn and Elizabeth Bishop.