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Best Year Ever: How 1922 Birthed Modernism

The publication of ‘Ulysses’ and ‘The Waste Land’ in 1922 exploded traditional conventions, but how did it happen? By Mark Braude.<p>HURRY UP PLEASE ITS …

The Official 'Eat The Press' Financial Crisis Retro Reader

Happy five-year anniversary of the financial crash and its attendant economic calamities, everyone! Where my class warriors at?<p>Let's look back to 2008 and briefly tally up the score: No one has been sent to jail, lots of you are still out of work, very few of the errors that led to the collapse …

Read The Rainbow: 'Roy G. Biv' Puts New Spin On Color Wheel

There are a lot of fascinating details hiding below the surface in the world of color. For instance, scientists once thought the average color of the entire universe was turquoise — until they recalculated and realized it was beige.<p>In Japan, you wait at a stoplight until it turns from red to blue, …

If He’s So Smart…Steve Jobs, Apple, and the Limits of Innovation

The battle over digital music is just another verse in Apple’s sad song: This astonishingly imaginative company keeps getting muscled out of markets it creates. So what does Apple have to tell us about innovation?<p><b>Everyone knows Parisians are snobs.</b> So it probably shouldn’t have come as a surprise …

Why Teach Multicultural Literature?

<i>iStockphoto.com</i><p>I have taught literature at the college level for almost a decade and at as many as six different campuses. These have mainly been classes that were focused on non-western writing. One semester, I had assigned Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's <i>Purple Hibiscus</i> and only a …

The Lies of the Artists

Sometime in the spring, I got an e-mail from an artist I'd never heard of. It began, "I have always appreciated your arts coverage and wanted to tell …