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Why You’re Likelier to Cheat in the Afternoon

Planning to cheat on your taxes? Embezzle corporate funds? Set off on a 10-state robbery spree? We won’t judge — but best get started after lunch. …

The Structure Of The Oil Market Hasn't Looked This Weak Since 2010

As we always emphasize, that has less to do with the Great American Shale Boom, which mostly impacts West Texas Intermediate prices, than it does with the macroeconomic factors affecting the price of Brent, which is the more global oil benchmark.<p>In a new note, Morgan Stanley's Adam Longson details …

The World's 29 Too Big To Fail Banks, JPMorgan At The Top

The updated list of the world’s too big to fail banks is out today and JPMorgan Chase along with HSBC are at the top.<p>The Financial Stability Board amends the list each year after examining banks to decide which ones pose a threat to the global economy if they were to fail.<p>Those on the list must …

Results? The Albums Everyone Can Love

A while back (a long while back), Bob Boilen and I were sitting around the office, chatting like we do about music and life, and got to wondering: Is it possible to come up with a top ten list of albums that everyone can agree on?<p>To answer that question (because we had to know) we spent much of the …

Francis Bacon's painting of Lucian Freud is a portrait of two geniuses

The 1969 work is worth every cent of the record-breaking $142m it fetched at auction in New York<p>It was a big night for British art. Once, the painters of these rainy islands were regarded as dreary throwbacks while all the glamour and fame went to modern Europeans and Americans, from Edvard Munch …

The Best Novels About JFK's Death

<b>The Zapruder Film.</b> The Grassy Knoll. The Warren Commission.<p>These names are ingrained into the American consciousness, but have sadly lost meaning over the past 50 years since John F. Kennedy was assassinated. When shots crackled across Dealey Plaza on November 22, 1963, JFK's death left a mournful, …

Fidel Castro

Watch Josh Homme perform with Arctic Monkeys in Los Angeles

The love affair between Arctic Monkeys and Queens of the Stone Age remains hot and heavy. Already this year, Alex Turner guested on QOSTA’s <i>…Like</i> …

New Music: Lauryn Hill “Consumerism”

Lauryn Hill is almost free, and celebrates by blessing her fans with a new record. On the eve of her prison release after serving a three-month …

Jack Johnson Shares 'I Got You' for 'Front and Center'

Jack Johnson recently visited New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center to perform on the music program <i>Front and Center</i>, and the relaxed singer-songwriter …

The Arts

Leonard Bernstein's Unconventional 'Anxiety'

Like Leonard Bernstein himself, there is absolutely nothing predictable about the music he wrote. None of the three amazing works Bernstein labeled as "symphonies" in any way resemble a conventional orchestral symphony.<p>His second symphony, <i>The Age of Anxiety</i>, draws its inspiration from W.H. Auden's …

Frozen in Time: Frank Sinatra in Palm Springs, January 1964

There was a seminal article in <i>Esquire</i> in 1966 by Gay Talese entitled "Frank Sinatra has a cold". This photograph could be entitled: "Frank Sinatra has a sandwich".<p>Sinatra had just installed a $100,000 kitchen in his Palm Springs home. That represented, in 1964, when this picture was taken, the …