Nobel Prize winner Eric Kandel talks about the brain, the arts, and what they mean to him.
Like many women, I’ve been warned since childhood that I’m a perfect target. Even before sex education in the fourth grade, my parents let me know (in not so few words) that, given the chance, people would take advantage of girls like me.
My first memory of Valentine’s Day is my second-grade teacher giving my class brown paper bags, red glitter glue, and 3-D heart stickers a few days before the 14th to decorate our own personal Valentines mailboxes, where we were expected to deposit notes for our friends (and Hershey’s Kisses).
Since 2002, British street artist Banksy has charmed the public, enthralled the art world, and infuriated the police with his political spray paintings, stenciled onto sidewalks and museum walls alike.
I’ve heard it said that James Franco is a brilliant actor, that he’s James Dean reincarnated, and that he is as intelligent as he is talented. I see the facts on which these statements are based, and I don’t contest them.
Now that the novelty of the Pumpkin Spice Latte has worn off, it’s time we turn our attention to the harvest season’s greater virtue: Television premieres.
Initially, I admit, it was a kind of narcissism that made me skeptical of Invisible Children’s “Kony 2012” video: I didn’t want my otherwise politically detached Facebook friends to be right.
Something strange happens every Thursday night on MTV: As the clock strikes eleven, the image of gelled, orange Pauly D morphs into that of a pale, gangly, Jewish hipster type from Brooklyn. As the saying goes, if you’re not confused, you’re just not paying attention.
I’ll begin the way I always do: Last year, I took a year off.
Jul 24, 3:28pm
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