Category Archives: 02.11.18

We’re Quickly Becoming A Post-Text World

This multimedia internet has been gaining on the text-based internet for years. But last year, the story accelerated sharply, and now audio and video are unstoppable. The most influential communicators online once worked on web pages and blogs. They’re now making podcasts, Netflix shows, propaganda memes, Instagram and YouTube channels, and apps like HQ Trivia.

The Oscars Have Begun

That is, the Scientific and Technical Awards, handed out by host Patrick Stewart, but without a red carpet or other celebrities. “This is an awards ceremony where the mere mention of a “rig” — the basic skeleton of a 3-D model used in digital animation — can inspire a hearty round of applause and where […]

Brooklyn’s Home Of Horror

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies takes its name from Lovecraft and was founded in Canada. It has homes in Brooklyn and London, and it’s heading to L.A. as well. At the Institute, those curious about the intellectual side of horror film can take courses “led by writers, scholars, directors and others with a passion […]

Frederieke Taylor, Whose Gallery Showed Her Eclectic Taste In Art And Architecture, Dies At 77

Before she started curating architecture shows and taking on clients, she had jobs that supported artists in a variety of major ways: “In Peterborough, N.H., she was director of the MacDowell Colony, a prestigious artists’ retreat, and in Madison, Me., she directed the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture. Back in New York City, she […]