“My Brilliant Friend,” Reviewed: A Prada Ad for Working-Class Gloom, but with Shades of Humble Tenderness
“My Brilliant Friend” (HBO), an eight-hour miniseries adapted from the first of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels, opens as the book does, with a telephone ringing in the dead of the night. Elena Greco,
Jimmy Fallon and Tony Hawk are on board TikTok is one of the world’s most popular apps, recently surpassing 6 million users last month in the US and landing in the top spot on Apple’s App Store in the
A TED insider shares the most common mistakes that get pitches tossed in the "no" pile. A viral TEDx talk transformed a little known researcher named Brené Brown into a regular Oprah guest and bestselling
Pete Wells, The New York Times’s restaurant critic since 2012, eats hundreds and hundreds of meals every year, searching for the best food the city has to offer. These are his choices for 10 of the best
It has been a fundamental tenet of nutrition: When it comes to weight loss, all calories are created equal. Regardless of what you eat, the key is to track your calories and burn more than you consume.
PARKER Selected Stories By Dorothy Parker Read by Elaine Stritch. 2 hours, 57 minutes. Penguin Audio. When you hear it, it almost makes too much sense: Elaine Stritch reading the selected stories of Parker.
The plants are white as ghosts, and they float in fields as sharply blue as the waters off Dover. Each one is a little miracle, their neuron-like roots winding across the page, their leaves revealing branching
CHICAGO — In Steve McQueen’s first meeting with Viola Davis, two years ago at her home in a verdant neighborhood of Los Angeles, he told her the story of his initial encounter with “Widows” — the 1983
(CNN) — A five-minute neck scan could predict a person's risk of developing dementia a full decade before symptoms emerge, researchers have said. The test, which analyzes the pulse of blood vessels in
When Chahine Yavroyan, who has died of cancer aged 68, arrived in London in the early 1970s, theatrical lighting was almost an afterthought: it was normally flat, white and frontal. Chahine’s innovative
On Wednesday, Pegasus Theatre Chicago announced the authors and plays being presented at the 32nd Young Playwrights Festival at Pegasus’s resident home Chicago Dramatists. The lineup includes “A Green
With little to say and only subtle moments, Glenn Close finds her power in 'The Wife' - Los Angeles Times
Early in "The Wife," Glenn Close's character, Joan Castleman, joins a phone conversation between her husband, Joe (Jonathan Pryce), and the selection committee for the Nobel Prize in literature. Joe has