Tobias Andersson

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The Fraught Friendship of T. S. Eliot and Groucho Marx

In 1961, T. S. Eliot wrote Groucho Marx a fan letter requesting a photograph of the comic actor and humorist. Groucho enthusiastically complied, and the two continued to correspond until they finally met, in June of 1964, in London, when Groucho and his third wife, Eden, went to the Eliots’ house …

The Odyssey (In My Own Words)

<b>Calypso:</b> Odysseus, I'm <i>so much hotter</i> than your wife. Just stay on this island forever, and let's be immortal together. I can totally arrange it.<p><b>Odysseus:</b> There is <i>no question</i> that you are hotter than my wife, in large part because you have immortality, eternal youth, and sick, sick braids. However, …

After Me Comes the Flood by Sarah Perry review – a remarkable debut

Reading Sarah Perry's extraordinary debut novel, it is hard not to reach for comparisons, if only in a bemused attempt to work out just why this book is so very good. On the surface, it seems straightforward: after 35 days of drought, a man named John Cole abandons his London bookshop and sets out, …

10 Facebook Crimes Committed by Parents, Illustrated by Gabriel Silveira

With parents like these, it's no wonder that teenagers are fleeing Facebook in droves! Brazilian artist Gabriel Silveira illustrated the 10 types of …

Chicago Announces Architecture Biennial - Art in America

Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel has announced plans for a new international architecture exhibition which he hopes will attract cultural tourists and …

Architecture

Meet Moondog, a Blind Genius in Circus-Freak Clothing and a Great, Forgotten New Yorker

Louis Hardin was born in Kansas in 1916, banged a drum on an Arapaho chief’s lap in Wyoming, and lost his sight in a farming accident in Missouri as a teenager. But the world knew him as Moondog. And the world did, for a time, know him. While mostly forgotten today outside the rarified halls of …

Discussion: The Year In Music (So Far), 2014

On this week's show, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by NPR Music's Stephen Thompson to recount their favorite music from the first six months of 2014. They spin the ferocious punk energy of Perfect Pussy, the magnetic vocals of Broken Twin, absurdly catchy electro-pop from Sylvan Esso …

Ringo Starr Reports Paul McCartney Is ‘Getting Ready to Rock’

<b>UPDATE: McCartney himself confirmed Ringo’s optimistic diagnosis in a brief video. “Feeling great. Rockin’ and rollin,” said McCartney before playing</b> …

Music

Skådespelaren Eli Wallach död

Eli Wallach debuterade på Broadway i mitten av 40-talet och framför kameran tio år senare i Eli Kazans ”Baby Doll”.<p>Teater, film och tv<p>Wallach …

Radiohead Drummer Philip Selway Shares New Song "Coming Up For Air"

<i>Photo by Deirdre O' Callaghan</i><p>Philip Selway: "Coming Up For Air" (via SoundCloud)<p>Radiohead drummer Philip Selway has shared a new song, "Coming Up for Air". It's the lead track from his forthcoming solo album, <i>Weatherhouse</i>, which is out October 7 via Bella Union. Listen to it above.<p>In a press …

New Singles

Michael Jackson: Trouble in Paradise?

“Jacksons! Jacksons! Jacksons!”<p>The din inside Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium is more than deafening. It is awesome, all-engulfing: the adoring roar …