Katie Calkins

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Can Mindfulness Make Us Better Teachers?

Imagine this: In the middle of a lesson, one of your students deliberately makes an offensive remark that causes the other students to laugh and …

The Five Buddha Families, by Francesca Fremantle

Home <b>›</b> Buddhist <b>›</b> Art <b>›</b> <b>The Five Buddha Families, by Francesca Fremantle</b><p><i>on</i> 26 November 2013 • ( 3 )<p><b>It is possible to look at our whole life</b>—our …

Your Best Lunch Advice

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, in partnership with</i> <i>Earthbound Farm</i><i>, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: We bring you an end to sad lunches.</i><p>This past …

New Portraits by Andrew Salgado | Colossal

<p>Artist Andre Salgado (previously here and here) wows us again with a new body of work completed in the last few months for exhibitions at Le Petite …

‘Breaking Bad’: Walt Buries His Loot, But Everything Else Comes to the Surface

'Breaking Bad': "Buried"<p>As befits the title of “Buried,” Walter White spent much of this week’s <i>Breaking Bad</i> digging a hole in the New Mexico desert …

‘Breaking Bad’ Watch: In “Confessions,” Coming Clean and Getting Dirty

'Breaking Bad' Watch: "Confessions"<p>“What do I have to do to make you believe me?” The mock incredulity with which Walter White poses that question to …

‘Breaking Bad’ “Confessions”: An Autopsy in 22 Screenshots

A "Breaking Bad" Breakdown<p>One of things that makes <i>Breaking Bad</i> not just a great show but a landmark one is the attention it pays to images. Even <i>CSI:</i> …

‘Breaking Bad’ Watch: In “Rabid Dog,” Walt’s Going Down, and Everyone’s Coming With Him

'Breaking Bad' Watch: "Rabid Dog"<p>“Last week you were upset about the new parking rules?”<p>Not surprisingly, the immediate reviews of <i>Breaking Bad</i>‘s …

‘Breaking Bad’ Watch: In “Granite State” Walt Starts a New Life, But the Old One’s Not Done With Him

'Breaking Bad' Watch: "Granite State"<p>It’s nice to be right for a change.<p>I’ve been wrong in almost every supposition I’ve made about <i>Breaking Bad’s</i> …

That New York Times Column in ‘Breaking Bad’s “Granite State”? Andrew Ross Sorkin Went and Wrote It

The New York Times Imitates 'Breaking Bad's Fiction.<p>What with Cinnabon and the Belize tourism bureau exploiting fleeting <i>Breaking Bad</i> references for a …

‘Breaking Bad’s Infamous Phone Call Becomes a Referendum on the Show and Its Audience

Interpreting 'Breaking Bad's Infamous Phone Call<p>It was clear five minutes after <i>Breaking Bad</i>‘s “Ozymandias” finished airing on Sunday night that …

‘Breaking Bad’ Watch: In ‘Ozymandias,’ the End Is Nigh

'Breaking Bad' Watch: 'Ozymandias'<p>Walter White is dead.<p>He’s still got a heartbeat, pumping what passes for blood inside his body, but there’s nothing …

Harvey Weinstein’s ‘Salinger’ Is a Master Class in Spin

'Salinger' and the Art of Spin<p>You have to hand it to Harvey Weinstein — because if you don’t, he will snatch it right out of your fist. Weinstein …

‘Gravity’s Companion Short Is a Masterpiece As Well. Too Bad You Can’t See It.

The 'Gravity' You Can't See<p><i>Gravity</i>, which opens this week, is one of the year’s most anticipated releases. But few of the millions who line up to see …

In ‘Jealousy’ and ‘Bucharest,’ Actors’ Romances Cause Performance Anxiety

Performance Anxiety in 'Jealousy' and 'When Evening Falls on Bucharest<p>Acting for a living isn’t as easy as it looks. Actors almost never know where …

NYFF 2013: With voice-centric 'Her,' Spike Jonze makes a statement

NEW YORK — Over a two-decade directing career, Spike Jonze has often been about the big hook, visually and conceptually. In his videos and films, he's offered up plenty of ideas, and made them look sharp to boot. But could he square all that with a gently told romance?<p>That's the question posed by …

Photoshop Tutorial: Retouching Shiny Skin

Without a makeup artist at your disposal, even a great portrait can be ruined by shiny skin. So if you’re looking through the results of your most …

How to Develop and Share Photos with Lightroom

Photographers have long favored Photoshop for editing digital images. Because the software is so powerful, many artists don’t much consider other …

Where The Walls Still Talk

Tales from the legendary hotel-slash-commune that housed Jackson Pollock, Dylan Thomas, Arthur Miller, Bob Dylan, Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith, and Sid Vicious—told by residents like Rufus Wainwright, Betsey Johnson, R. Crumb, and Andy Warhol.<p>Anita! Soon this Chelsea Hotel<br>Will vanish before the …

The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with …