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  • Chasing Down The Muse: 41 years later we're still in trouble

    "There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew."
  • Facebook: Getting beyond the 'blah, blah, blah'

    Facebook: Getting beyond the 'blah, blah, blah'
    I refuse to get on the anti-Facebook bandwagon. For the last five years or so, Facebook has been the biggest thing on the Web. But some disillusionment was inevitable. Nothing can be the biggest thing forever. In recent months, there's been a rising...

    Review: Kay Larson's inspirational 'Where the Heart Beats'

    Review: Kay Larson's inspirational 'Where the Heart Beats'
    -------------------- Where the Heart Beats John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists Kay Larson Penguin: 477 pp., $29.95 -------------------- In the late 1940s and early 1950s, composer John Cage underwent related crises in his...

    Gustavo Dudamel and celebrity

     
    A week before classical music’s latest celebrity sensation, Gustavo Dudamel, filled the Hollywood Bowl for a performance of Bizet’s “Carmen” last summer, Princeton University Press published Fred Inglis’ “A Short History of Celebrity.”...

    Justin Halpern, the Twitter celeb behind "$#*! My Dad Says," urges kids to read

     
    Studies suggest that consuming short blasts of information has led to Web-induced attention deficit, making today's youth more impulsive and impatient and far less likely to log off long enough to leap into the pages of a good book. So...