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Paris Review - Herta Müller, The Art of Fiction No. 225

Interviewed by Philip Boehm<p>Issue 210, Fall 2014<p>Müller, in 2009.<p>In awarding Herta Müller the 2009 Nobel Prize for literature, the Swedish Academy praised the author “who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed.”<p>This is a landscape with …

Paris Review - Writing My Struggle: An Exchange

James Wood & Karl Ove Knausgaard<p>Issue 211, Winter 2014<p><i>Last September in Oslo, the</i> New Yorker <i>critic James Wood conducted a public interview with the ­novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard as part of the third annual Norwegian-American Literary Festival. Their audience filled the main auditorium of</i> …

Paris Review - Haruki Murakami, The Art of Fiction No. 182

Interviewed by John Wray<p>Issue 170, Summer 2004<p>The author at his jazz club, Peter Cat, in 1978.<p>Haruki Murakami is not only arguably the most experimental Japanese novelist to have been translated into English, he is also the most popular, with sales in the millions worldwide. His greatest novels …

Oxygen regulation of breathing through an olfactory receptor activated by lactate.

2015 Nov 12;527(7577):240-4. doi: 10.1038/nature15721.<p>1Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical …

"The Dog Wants His Dinner," a Poem by James Schuyler

By James Schuyler November 9, 2015<p>From the first-edition jacket of <i>The Crystal Lithium</i>.<p><i>“The Dog Wants His Dinner,” a poem by James Schuyler, first appeared in our Winter 1972 issue; it’s part of his collection</i> The Crystal Lithium. <i>Schuyler was born on this day in 1923. He died in 1991.</i><p><i>for Clark</i> …

Individualism Vs Sacrificial Collectivism

<b>Free, competitive markets have been the engine for both freedom and prosperity. In addition, free market capitalism is morally based on the principle</b> …

How to Love Yourself: Max Stirner's Relationship Philosophy

Imagine you are walking along the street. Unexpectedly, you see a couple of friends. They ask you to go for a drink. Do you go out of a sense of obligation or because it interests you? The philosopher Max Stirner (1806-1856) would say that if you go because you feel obliged, you're either crazy or …

Hear All of Mozart in a Free 127-Hour Playlist

"You can't have Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart as your favorite composers," said conductor and San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson …

Pasolini: Sexting the World

LettersMedia/PublicsSex & GenderTheory & Practice<p>— July 15, 2015<p>0<p>Let’s not speak of his death; let’s speak of his life. Sing of it, even! Pier Paolo …

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How to Think Like a Philosopher, with Daniel Dennett

VIDEO<p>Daniel Dennett: An Introduction to Intuition Pumps<p>Daniel Dennett, one of the best-known living philosophers and a professor at Tufts University, …

Bill Viola's The Talking Drum - an immersive sound installation

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.<p>The Vinyl Factory, in …

Slavoj Žižek

No offense, says Slavoj Žižek, but maybe we need to incorporate some "gently racist" icebreakers into our conversations.<p>Over a year ago<p>Slavoj Žižek …

Violin star Nicola Benedetti's top tips for young players

<b>Acclaimed violinist Nicola Benedetti, sold out the Royal Albert Hall in September and at just 28, is probably the performer young classical musicians would most like to meet.</b><p>A few days after the concert more than 30 teenage string players got that opportunity through the Albert Hall's Education and …

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Philosophers explain the meaning of the Kierkegaard quote that comforts Joe Biden

In an emotional interview with TV host Stephen Colbert, US vice president Joe Biden mentioned that he’d found solace in the writing of Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard. He said that his wife, Jill Biden, had taped a Kierkegaard quote to the mirror, which read “Faith sees best in the dark.”<p>The …

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Watch Jimi Hendrix Play 'Purple Haze' in a Clip From New 'Electric Church' Concert Documentary

Can't wait to watch the new documentary <i>Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church</i> when it premieres on Showtime Sept. 4? Good news: You don't have to.<p><i>Rolling …

Badiou's Happiness Lesson

<i>Is it selfish to want to be happy? On the contrary, thinks Alain Badiou: happiness is fundamentally egalitarian and to demand it, against its</i> …

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A post-Nils Frahm playlist

One of this year’s sold-out Proms has been the late-night show by Nils Frahm and A Winged Victory for the Sullen, programmed by BBC Radio 6 Music’s Mary Anne Hobbs. Frahms is unquestionably a very talented pianist, but his performance – and rapturous reception – has got me thinking about the …

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The benefits of realising you’re just a brain

<i>Our hopes, loves and very existence are just elaborate functions of a complicated mass of grey tissue. Accepting that can be hard, but</i> …

15 Pieces of Classical Music That Showed Up in Looney Tunes

Bugs Bunny: smart aleck, dynamite enthusiast … Chopin fan? Sit the kids down for a <i>Looney Tunes</i> and <i>Merrie Melodies</i> marathon, and they’ll be humming …

A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

This Day in History: July 28th- Bach's End

<b>This Day In History: July 28, 1750</b><p>Regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time, Johann Sebastian Bach was from a family of seven generations …

An Interview With School of Visual Arts' Creativity Master Richard Wilde on His New Book, The Process: A New Foundation in Art and Design

Disruptive ideas. Innovation. Creativity. These buzz words drive the conversations in branding, business, visual design and the arts. And all three boil down to the same pressing question -- how do you create something new?<p>The way we live and work today -- deferring to apps that tell us where we …

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This pianist learned the wrong concerto, then something incredible happened

30 November 2017, 11:52<p>The time when pianist Maria João Pires learned the wrong Mozart piano concerto has gone down in history as one of classical …

Why insects are marvels of engineering

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1177000/1177662_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524694234_cb7f26823d40869899de3ea3f5e463b6<p><b>Insects solve some pretty wacky biological problems, says Dr Gregory Sutton.</b><p>And he should know. For almost a decade, he has been using …

Free iOS Synth, TC-Performer, Offers Unreal Synthesis & Unique Performance Control

Bit Shape has released TC-Performer – a free software synthesizer for iOS that they say promises ‘unreal synthesis’ with ‘unique performance …