Jo Porter

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Philosopher Martha Nussbaum on How to Live with Our Human Fragility

In 1988, Bill Moyers produced a series of intelligent, inspiring, provocative conversations with a diverse set of cultural icons, ranging from Isaac Asimov to Noam Chomsky to Chinua Achebe. It was unlike any public discourse to have ever graced the national television airwaves before. The following …

Persia in New York

Beyond the tragedy of Brooklyn-based band the Yellow Dogs, a vibrant scene of Iranian artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and actors is flourishing in America, centered in New York. If there’s a silver lining to the story, it’s the chance to recognize and celebrate the vital work of Iranians …

Jim Jarmusch Staging NYC Concert to Accompany Upcoming Vampire Film

Acclaimed director and musician Jim Jarmusch will celebrate the opening of his 11th film <i>Only Lovers Left Alive</i> with a special pre-release event in …

Black Simon and Garfunkel's 'Royals' May Be the Best Cover Version Yet

Paul and Art would be proud.<p><b>Black Simon & Garfunkel,</b> the spoof-folk duo comprised of the Roots' Questlove and Kirk Douglas, made another appearance on <i>The Tonight Show</i> last night. In the past, they've covered such pop gems as Katy Perry's "Roar" and Ke$ha and Pitbull's "Timber." This time around, …