“a clear-eyed portrait of the realities of the arts scene of the era.
“Fully Automated Luxury Communism is an accessible, intelligent, and profoundly optimistic text with the potential to spark a revolution.”
In Chuck Klosterman’s “Tell Don’t Show,” furious ad executives shriek out what might be the premise of Raised in Captivity as a whole: “the consumer will extract from the story we construc
"There was a feeling of immersion into a vastness of humanity, of what seemed to some the beginning of a new age."
For probably the silliest of reasons I wanted to review this book on one of New York City’s great landmark hotels, The Plaza.
As a rule, museum fashion exhibits have centered around a facet of fashion that is either tangible, immediately recognizable, or something definitively specific that really doesn’t require any sort
For as long as fashion has been recorded, there has always been one topic that is ever present and it is whether or not fashion is an art.
“[W]hat the author does is make a cohesive thesis here and amend, bolster, ratify it with the intelligence and findings of others. The whole is his, and his alone.
“This excellent collection of scholarly essays varies in scope and subject matter, but what ties them together is a collective appreciation and admiration for the seminal 1968 album The
“White is a refreshing read because it’s just so full of rage.
“Lynch’s art is like his films: unconventional, dark, bizarre, and expressive.
"Some stories are better than the books written about them and, sadly, this is one of them."
These are the first words you read upon opening this book:
“I got the Simpsons job the same way I got a wife,” writes Mike Reiss. “I was not the first choice, but I was available.”
This book is a grand rollercoaster ride through a brief but significant moment of U.S. history, one that America will not likely witness again.
“This collection would make a great item to place on some deep space probe for other intelligent life to use to learn who and what we are.”
In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble clearly explains how search engines, used by billions daily, are not an innocent, neutral vehicle by which to search for information.
If Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, first published in 1818, is indeed a novel more talked about than read, as Sir Christopher Frayling suggests in Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred Year
For some readers, Switched On will be a trip down memory lane; others will be made aware of just how potently and powerfully these women influenced the international worlds of fashion and
Ann Powers is one of music’s enduring rock critics, emerging on VH1’s “Behind the Music” in the late ’90s with a shock of orange hair, an ironic yet warm affect, everybody’s cozy hipster big sis.
Do you own a dildo—or its modern cousin, a vibrator—and, if so, when was the last time you used it? If you don’t, why not?
“If everybody always lies to you, the consequence is not that you believe the lies, but rather that nobody believes anything any longer.”—Hanna Arendt
As a general matter, historians tell the stories of great men (and sometimes women) and the events that made them prominent.
This timely publication addresses much of the misinformation about the trans community that persists despite increasing media coverage both popular and serious.
It’s become something of a cottage industry for publishers in recent times to take an address that a noted personage gives to a respected college or university and slap it between hard covers to se