CATEGORIES

Who Did J.K. Rowling Become?

Deciphering the most beloved, most reviled children’s book author in history.

10+ mins read
New York magazine
December 21, 2020-January 3, 2021

Beethoven Heroico

En confinamiento, la obra de Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) encuentra “coincidencias asombrosas, a veces macabras”, entre lo que sufrió el compositor en vida y lo que en estos días pandémicos puede afectarnos a los simples mortales. Y no se queda en la música: “Más allá de considerarlo un grandísimo compositor, es un referente universal del arte occidental, un ejemplo heroico de reinvención y resiliencia”, dice el crítico Gerardo Kleinburg, quien propone que este diciembre y durante 2021 celebremos el auténtico año de Beethoven.

4 mins read
CHILANGO
Diciembre 2020 - Enero 2021 - 205

Feeling Unfulfilled In Your Marriage?

Feeling unfulfilled in your marriage? This may be why – and what you can do about it

6 mins read
YOU South Africa
26 November 2020

Selena: la leyenda

La serie se estrena en Netflix el 4 de diciembre y Cosmo platicó con Noemí González, la intérprete de Suzette Quintanilla.

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan en Español - México
Diciembre 2020

A Punk Drummer's Life Upendended In 'Sound of Metal'

The film “Sound of Metal” starts with the uncomfortably loud noises of guitar feedback and ends two hours later with absolute silence. The trip through those extremes is a worthy one, if sometimes exasperating.

3 mins read
Techlife News
November 28, 2020

Living Her Life Like It's Golden

The luminous Tichina Arnold brings laughter and love to The Neighborhood.

10 mins read
CBS Watch! Magazine
November/December 2020

Hannibal Who?

Superstar showrunner and producer Jenny Lumet is creating a whole new Clarice.

2 mins read
CBS Watch! Magazine
November/December 2020

Hello, Kitty

Grudge, the Maine Coon cat on Star Trek: Discovery, is ready for her close-up.

1 min read
CBS Watch! Magazine
November/December 2020

The Existential Despair of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Revisiting the most disturbing Christmas special

8 mins read
The Atlantic
December 2020

Baja Fresh

How a monied gearhead rebel beat Ford—and will sell you the buggy that did it.

3 mins read
Men's Journal
November - December 2020

Nerding Out With David Fincher

The director talks about the decades-long journey behind Mank, his dense, bitter look at Hollywood history, political power, and the creative act.

10+ mins read
New York magazine
October 26– November 08, 2020

The Primary Substance

Stuck in traffic during a downpour, a driver faces a peculiar dilemma.

9 mins read
World Literature Today
Autumn 2020

Translating Toshiko Hirata's Ars Poetica

TRANSLATOR'S NOTE

2 mins read
World Literature Today
Autumn 2020

When I Left “Karl Liebknecht” (an excerpt)

In the Karl Liebknecht House in Leipzig, Germany, thirty people of various nationalities are seated around an improvised table on the stage in the Events Hall, interpreters behind them, some with texts in front of them, some without, and while it looks as if they’re at an ordinary meeting, they are, in fact, at an exceptional one, one that could be called a performance.

10+ mins read
World Literature Today
Autumn 2020

Sofa

A sofa, the site of a family’s history, receives and gives a second life.

10+ mins read
World Literature Today
Autumn 2020

Pittsburgh's August Wilson African American Cultural Center

LOCATED IN THE HEART of downtown Pittsburgh, on Liberty Avenue close to Union Station and the David Lawrence Convention Center, the sleek and elegant but unpretentious August Wilson African American Cultural Center (awaacc) cannot fail to capture the eye and the imagination of anybody who is visiting Pittsburgh or, for that matter, of anybody who lives in the city.

2 mins read
World Literature Today
Autumn 2020

Liquid History

Scuba-diving in the Black Sea, a writer contemplates Lenin in the Crimean seabed, the watery landfall from which historical figures are never meant to rise again.

10+ mins read
World Literature Today
Autumn 2020

Diversifying Bookshelves From Trend to Norm

IN THE WAKE of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, America woke up to find itself in the midst of a national reckoning over race. Calls for justice and dismantling white supremacy began to touch every aspect of American life—including the literary world.

2 mins read
World Literature Today
Autumn 2020

Catania, Sicily

LAST OCTOBER, I chose to use Catania as a base for exploring the towns of southeastern Sicily I had yet to discover.

3 mins read
World Literature Today
Autumn 2020

Why British Police Shows Are Better

When you take away guns and shootings, you have more time to explore grief, guilt, and the psychological complexity of crime.

7 mins read
The Atlantic
November 2020

Animar los sentimientos

En entrevista, Glen Keane, quien fuera animador de personajes emblemáticos de Disney, nos habla sobre su estreno como director de largometrajes con Más allá de la luna.

3 mins read
CHILANGO
Octubre 2020 - 203

Love Thy Neighbor

Nextdoor the social network for local communities, has bet on kindness to power it to an IPO. If only the locals don't ruin it.

10+ mins read
Fast Company
October - November 2020

Reality TV Glows Up

Docuseries are television’s latest prestige offering, but they’re not so different from their trashier predecessors.

8 mins read
New York magazine
October 12-25, 2020

Meanwhile, in Another World

How a Nicole Kidman–Hugh Grant drama series wound up becoming an inadvertent time capsule.

10 mins read
New York magazine
October 12-25, 2020

Historias a bordo de un submarino

StarzPlay estrenó recientemente la segunda temporada de Das Boot, basada en la historia de la tripulación de U-boats alemanes que sobrevivió a una secreta y peligrosa misión. Platicamos con Tom Wlaschiha, uno de sus protagonistas.

2 mins read
Esquire Latinoamérica
Octubre 2020

A Guide To Streaming Services

Competition is growing. That’s giving you more choices—and a chance to save money.

10 mins read
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
October 2020

WHEN BLOOD RUNS COLD

Why is spying often referred to as a game? There is nothing remotely diverting about it.

3 mins read
Mystery Scene
Fall #165, 2020

Sounds of Suspense

Audiobooks Reviewed

6 mins read
Mystery Scene
Fall #165, 2020

Very Original Paperback Originals

While Bailey Cates’s Witches and Wedding Cake(Berkley, $7.99) is the ninth in her Magical Bakery series, it was the first for me, and I appreciated that I could slide into the narrative effortlessly.

8 mins read
Mystery Scene
Fall #165, 2020

What About Murder?

Reference Books Reviewed

6 mins read
Mystery Scene
Fall #165, 2020

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