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  • 4 Jan 2010

    Beckett’s Meditations on Music

    The Letters of Samuel Beckett contain a fair amount of Beckett’s reflections on musical performances, and critic Alex Ross notes several of them on his New Yorker blog: In this week’s issue of the magazine, I write about Katie Mitchell’s theater piece “One Evening,” an intermingling of Schubert’s song-cycle “Winterreise” and texts by Samuel Beckett. […]

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  • 19 Mar 2009

    Intelligence and James Flynn

    What Is Intelligence? author and “Flynn-Effect” namesake James Flynn figured in a New York Times article about the possibility of training certain kinds of intelligence. Meaning, learning what is supposed to be inherent! Flynn maintains that a lot of what IQ tests examine are traits that have significant environmental influences. Hence, the fact that, generation […]

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  • 17 Nov 2008
    Susan Pinkard

    Susan Pinkard: French Food History Savante

    Roasted Rack of Lamb with Bitter Orange Deglazing Sauce -- My standby this Thanksgiving for a small crowd.

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