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CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> In death, as in life, Anthony Bourdain brought us closer together.<p>On his award-winning series, "Parts Unknown," Bourdain brought the world home to CNN viewers. Through the simple act of sharing meals, he showcased both the extraordinary diversity of cultures and cuisines, yet how …

Anthony Bourdain

Getting the Ending Out of Tom Wolfe

Even after Tom Wolfe came to be recognized as a novelist through the success of “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” he remained a journalist in one respect: the way to get him to finish a piece of writing was to give him a deadline.<p>I found this out during the run-up to the publication of his second …

Tom Wolfe, Best-Selling Author And Genre-Breaking Journalist, Dies At 88

In a career that spanned more than half a century, Tom Wolfe wrote fiction and nonfiction best-sellers including <i>The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test</i> and <i>The Bonfire of the Vanities.</i> Along the way, he created a new type of journalism and coined phrases that became part of the American lexicon. Wolfe died …

On The Road: 60 years later, how does Jack Kerouac's iconic road trip novel hold up?

<i>“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the</i> …

A Big 44-Hour Chronological Playlist of Rolling Stones Albums: Stream 613 Tracks

“Would you let your daughter marry a Rolling Stone?”<p>From the start, the Rolling Stones were promoted as the more debauched, dangerous alternative to …

Chicago Blues

Beyond Tolstoy and Nabokov: The Best Books on Russia Today

Ludmila Ulitskaya<p>Ludmila Ulitskaya is one of Russia’s best known contemporary writers, and <i>The Big Green Tent</i> is a panoramic epic of Russian life in the post-Stalin period. It centers on three friends coming of age in a period of Russian history defined by censorship, dissidence, and the power of …

Limited edition portable reel-to-reel recorder to make Munich debut

Metaxas says that the best source for reproduced music is analog tape recorded on 10-inch reels at 15 inches-per-second (IPS), and of that there is …

Portable

Famous Logos Rebranded To Use Less Ink

French designer Sylvain Boyer reimagined well-known brand logos with environmental impact in mind<p>We usually don’t think about what goes into a logo …

createalert

The French Revolution, Its Outcome, and Legacy

The outcome of the French Revolution, which began in 1789 and lasted for more than a decade, had numerous social, economic, and political effects not …

Listen to the trailer for Kristen Bell’s new murder mystery podcast Deadly Manners

It was a dark and stormy night in the winter of 1954 and the Billings family was throwing a dinner party when a murderer strikes — and all the guests …

Hefner, Hi-Fi, and Jazz

Hef is gone and whether you think he was a villain, a visionary or a skeezy old fool, the news, alleged by his widow and some recent former …

Audiophile

Covering the counterculture: the 60s underground press – in pictures

In 1966, author Barry Miles and photographer John “Hoppy” Hopkins founded <i>International Times</i>, or <i>IT</i>, Britain’s first underground newspaper. The following decade saw an explosion of publications – including <i>Oz</i>, <i>Friends/Frendz</i>, <i>Gandalf’s Garden</i> and <i>Ink</i> – dedicated to avant garde poetry and music, radical …

Avant-garde

Chloë Sevigny on the Music That Made Her So Cool

The first time the world encountered Chloë Sevigny on screen was in Sonic Youth’s 1992 music video for “Sugar Kane.” Pale and pixie-cut, she struts through Manhattan in a crop top, trench, and ultra-low waisted pants. For a downtown cool-kid like Sevigny, then a 17-year-old fixture of Washington …

The Thistle & Shamrock: The American Folklife Center At 40, Part 2

This week, host Fiona Ritchie and her guests conclude a two-part exploration of the American Folklife Center's extensive sound archive. It features rare recordings from collectors Jean Ritchie and John Matheson.

Judy Blume Now Teaching an Online Course on Writing

After announcing that Martin Scorsese will be teaching an online course on filmmaking, MasterClass made it known today that Judy Blume has created an …

Teaching

When John Cage & Marcel Duchamp Played Chess on a Chessboard That Turned Chess Moves Into Electronic Music (1968)

<i>Photograph by Lynn Rosenthal</i><p>When is a chess game not a chess game?<p>When it’s played between Marcel Duchamp and John Cage.<p>Both the man who turned a …

Long-Lost Letter to Jack Kerouac Reaches Its Final Destination

The letter that inspired Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” before being (allegedly) dropped off a houseboat, misfiled at a small Bay Area publisher, nearly tossed out with the trash, and then fought over by two literary estates has now reached its seemingly final destination.<p>Emory University has …

Echoes Of Vietnam Spotify Playlist

Th Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary film <i>The Vietnam War</i> recently premiered on PBS. The week’s edition of Saturday Stream presents the <i>Echoes Of</i> …

Music

This Indie Label Is Cutting Vinyl Costs By Releasing Albums on Paper

"Instead of having a thing with the download within, we just have a giant piece of beautiful paper."<p>In music, as elsewhere, the truism remains intact that those with money can do more than those without. Unlike Jack White, most bands can't afford to haul in eight vinyl pressing machines from …

Previously Unpublished Kurt Vonnegut Stories Arrive In The Nick Of Time

Five never-before-published works of short fiction bring the author's unique "ways of looking at the world" back into the spotlight.<p>“This collection pulses with relevance,” Dave Eggers writes in the foreword to <i>Complete Stories</i>, a soon-to-be-released collection of Kurt Vonnegut’s short fiction …

Stevie Wonder Reflects On Motown, God And Prince

Stevie Wonder needs little introduction. His awards and achievements — 25 Grammy Awards, a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, more than 100 million records sold worldwide — only speak partially to his legend. His career began when he signed to Motown Records at the age of 11, becoming a …

Soul Music

The musical minds behind 'Serial,' 'S-Town' and 'Radiolab' push a new art form: the podcast score

If you were among the 175 million people who downloaded "Serial," the true-crime podcast phenomenon that went on to win a Peabody Award, the plinking piano chords in its theme song are probably still ringing in your head — musical glue that helped bond the riveting murder mystery.<p>"I just knocked it …

CR readers pick their favourite film posters

Christian Broutin’s poster for Francois Truffaut’s romantic drama Jules et Jim. You can read an interview with Broutin about the poster’s design over …

What You Should Know About Travel Writing

<i>Travel writing</i> is a form of creative nonfiction in which the narrator's encounters with foreign places serve as the dominant subject. Also called</i> …

Download 400,000 Free Classical Musical Scores & 46,000 Free Classical Recordings from the International Music Score Library Project

The pleasure of listening to classical music, as every classical music aficionado knows, goes well beyond listening to one's favorite piece. You …

The alternative top 50 records of the 1960s

<i>A few months ago, we asked writer and music historian Chris May to collaborate with the VF editorial team to explore what we called the “most</i> …

Vinyl Records

Lana Del Rey keeps her cool as fan rushes stage during concert

Pop queen Lana Del Rey was hailed a “legend” by fans after she bravely greeted a stage invader with a hug before he was bundled away by security.<p>The …

Lana Del Rey