Rachel Whiteread: thinking inside the box

It wasn’t just that Rachel Whiteread was moving house, it was that she was leaving Shoreditch, east London, the last artist standing, responsible for turning off the lights. “Shoreditch, my great love,” she sighs, wistful. She left a year...

Changement d’heure: Ce dimanche, on passe à l’heure d’été

Illustration: Un réveil matin. - JAUBERT/SIPA 20 Minutes avec AFP Une heure de sommeil en moins pour les uns, des soirées ensoleillées en plus pour les autres. Le changement d’heure ne fait peut-être pas l’unanimité, mais comme tous les...

Enough of the language and politics of fear. We remain a calm, sane and...

Words matter. “Maniac who knifed Britain in the heart”, read the Sun headline; “terror rampage”, according to the Express; London is a “city of monkeys” where liberals “actually think multiculturalism means we all die together”, wrote a Mail columnist...

Not for the “clean eating” crowd: Jim Harrison’s “A Really Big Lunch” is a...

Reading Jim Harrison's posthumous collection of food essays is like eating a great meal with your smartest friend Jim Harrison (Credit: Grove Atlantic/Wyatt McSpadden) One of the most crucial inquiries of cultural criticism relates to the proximity...

Protesters outside White House demand investigation of unfounded ‘Pizzagate’ rumor

"I don't have any doubt that Pizzagate is real," says Kori Hayes, shown with wife Danielle Hayes at a "PizzaGate" protest outside the White House on March 25, 2017. Several dozen people assembled Saturday outside the White House to...

‘Ghost In The Shell: Deluxe Edition’ Manga Review: An Excellent Re-Release Of A Cyberpunk...

Before the anime adaptations of Ghost in the Shell, there was the original manga by Masamune Shirow and it changed the world of cyberpunk fiction forever. When this manga first appeared at the end of the late 80’s, it...

Pat Williams reflects on loss of iconic executives Jerry Krause, Dallas Green

Magic senior vice president Pat Williams, a former Bulls general manager, had ties to both Jerry Kruase and Dallas Green. Williams is standing between former players Shaquille O'Neal and Nick Anderson. (John Raoux / AP) On his way...

Google’s bad week: YouTube loses millions as advertising row reaches US

It’s been a bad week for Google, with major brands pulling millions of dollars in advertising amid rows over extremist content on YouTube. In America, telecom companies AT&T and Verizon, as well as pharmaceutical company GSK, Pepsi, Walmart, Johnson...

Top 10 prospects to watch in the Cubs system

Who are the Cubs' top 10 prospects that the organziation will try to improve this season? No room in the big leagues? No problem. With a major-league roster stacked with young talent, Cubs manager Joe Maddon, who spent 15...

Instagram Will Start Blurring ‘Sensitive’ Posts as Part of ‘Kindness’ Campaign

AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER In a Thursday blog post titled “Fostering a Safer, Kinder Community,” Instagram announced their plans to add blurring to “sensitive” posts on the platform. “Last September, we made a commitment to the community to...