Friday’s Twitter Roundup

Friday’s Twitter Roundup

Friday’s Links Roundup is now becoming Friday’s Twitter Roundup. It just makes more sense. On this week’s short roundup we have drunk people in yoga positions (ouch!), The Renaissance Society posts a video with director Susanne Ghez, and I reveal...
Top 5 for 7/24-7/26

Top 5 for 7/24-7/26

Top 5 is going to be short on words this week, since I’m not feeling well. My opening picks, in no particular order: 1. Iranian Short Films at The Nightingale Theater Not only contemporarily appropriate, but controversial. Can’t go wrong with that. $5 at...
Liberal Arts for the 21st Century

Liberal Arts for the 21st Century

What general forms of knowledge are most important for people to have today? What fields of study have become irrelevant? Are there emerging areas of human inquiry that warrant greater (or even just some) inclusion in today’s institutions of higher education?...
Nazis + Zombies + Campy Carnage= Dead Snow

Nazis + Zombies + Campy Carnage= Dead Snow

Tommy Wirkola’s Nazi-zombie film Dead Snow looked as if it had everything needed to become a horror classic. But its predictable plot line and weak screen writing left much to be desired from the campy gore fest set in the mountains of Norway. The film follows 8...

Tuesday’s Video Pick

This week’s pick is a 3 part documentary entitled Situationist International via artstar11 “A video documentary combining exhibition footage of the Situationist International exhibitions with film footage of the 1968 Paris student uprising, and graffiti...