A profile of Brian Eno as he transitioned into installation art.
Arts & Culture
Sunday, October 27
Saturday, October 26
The author on Lolita, his work habits, and what he expected from his literary afterlife.
Thursday, October 24
Wes Anderson, the Wilson brothers and Bottle Rocket.
“I mean, writers are horribly envious and so nobody likes stars, we always feel like it’s a zero-sum game and whatever stardom somebody else has is being taken directly from us, so we hate the stars. But we also need them. Because the possibility of some level of stardom is what will continue to attract new writers to the game. If you’re a linguistically talented 22-year-old, there’s a list of things you can be: you can work in Hollywood, you can be a blogger, etc. And if being a novelist equates to some quaint thing like being a Morris dancer, who’s going to choose this?”
Tuesday, October 22
A visit to Star Axis, a desert art installation that connects you to the cosmos.
Monday, October 21
After two years of filming Lawrence of Arabia, Peter O’Toole returns to his childhood home in Ireland.
Saturday, October 19
Last year, a group of young Romanians stole millions of euros worth of art from the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam. They had previously only robbed homes and thought the artwork would be easy to sell. It was not. So they secreted it back home, where, in an effort to save her son, the leader’s mother burned it.
Friday, October 18
The authors spend time in Concord, Mass., with people who impersonate Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott and Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Thursday, October 17
An analysis of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and Cotton Tenants, the original manuscript.
Sunday, October 13
Filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón and his four years of production on Gravity.
Thursday, October 10
“I think I knew that at heart I was an aging spinster.”