Story | Jul 4, 2014
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Story | Jul 11, 2014I wish I could force every wannabe Internet essayist and second-rate scraped-raw memoirist to read the first page of "Another Great Day at Sea," on which Geoff Dyer demonstrates, as casually as Ray Allen sinking a three, how a metaphor is made. Describing "the trap," the process by which an incoming plane is hooked and halted by a wire on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier, going "from 140 mph to 0 mph in a couple of seconds," Dyer notes that "trap" was the first of many familiar words he would hear "used in a completely new way."
Story | Jun 26, 2014 | 12:30 PM
Off Broadway's New Group has lined up a slew of stars for its 20th season, setting a 2014-15 slate that includes acting stints from Holly Hunter, Bill Pullman, Jesse Eisenberg and Dianne Wiest as well as a directing gig for Cynthia Nixon. The New Group...
Column | Jun 20, 2014 | 9:12 AM
Story | Jun 3, 2014 | 4:03 PM