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Ideas

Why Is "No" Among a Child's First Words? - Slate 12.30.13 (podcast)
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Can-Do Culture Versus Can't-Do Culture - recode 01/01/14
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What We Still Don't Know: Why Sleep Matters - The Atlantic 12/30/13
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Getting Drunk and Making Resolutions on New Year's Are Religious Acts - The Atlantic 12.31.13
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Was Religion Itself Originally the Product of Psychotropic Drug Use?Was Religion Itself Originally the Product of Psychotropic Drug Use? - The Atlantic 12.27.13
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The Problem With TED - The Guardian (UK) 12/30/13
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Netflix Has A Different Approach To Keeping Its Employees Creative - Harvard Business Review 12/13
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How The Internet Has Grown Since It Was First Switched On - The New York Times 12/28/13
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Why We Make Resolutions (And Why They Fail) - The New Yorker 12.30.13
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Mapping How Emotions Manifest in the Body - The Atlantic 12.30.13
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More Words Yes, But We're Not Really Having Conversations - The Atlantic 12/22/13
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Where Pulp Fiction Bridges The Ideal And The Real - Los Angeles Review of Books 12/29/13
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What We Can Learn From Wikipedia (By How People Use It) - Wired 12/26/13
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Dance

SUV Crashes Into Kansas Ballet Academy - The Topeka Capital-Journal 12.31.13
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Kevin McKenzie on Bringing ABT Back From the Brink - The Australian 12.28.13
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Torturing The Slippers At New York City Ballet - The New York Times 12.30.13
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The Best Of 2013 Dance In Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times 12/29/13
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The In-Jokes Onstage (Starting With 'The Nutcracker') - The New York Times 12/28/13
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The Best Dance Of 2013 In London - The Telegraph (UK) 12/27/13
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Issues

South Africa Shrugs as Performance Artists Try to Turn It Avant-Garde - The Wall Street Journal 12.27.13
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Coughing As Performance Vandalism - The New York Times 12/31/13
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An Atheist Megachurch (Yes, It's Real, and It's Growing) - Public Radio International 12.31.13
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The New Year's Eve Fireworks You Could Taste And Smell - Slate 12.27.13
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The Best In Canadian Arts In 2013 - The Globe and Mail (Canada) 12/28/13
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The 8 P.M. Curtain-Time Is Becoming Old-Fashioned - The Philadelphia Inquirer 12.28.13
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Culture Quiz - The FT's 2013 Culture Question Contest (AJ Readers Should Have No Problem With These) - Financial Times 12/28/13
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Mayor Bloomberg's Amazing NYC Arts Legacy - The Wall Street Journal 12/30/13
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Does Hollywood Actually Make A Political Difference? - Variety 12/27/13
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Is Arts Journalism Only Going To Survive As The PR Wing For Institutions? - The Chicago Tribune 12/27/13
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When You Consume Culture, Spare A Thought For The Creatives - The Guardian (UK) 12/26/13
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Teens Are Abandoning Facebook (Who Cares?) - Wired 12/27/13
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Media

The Turing Test And Spike Jonze's "Her" - The New Yorker 01.01.14
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The Sweet Science of Punch Sound Effects - The Wall Street Journal 01.02.14 (includes sound files)
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Chinese Movie Business Zoomed In 2013 - Los Angeles Times 01/01/14
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Pussy Riot Documentary Pulled From Russian Screening Following Threat - The New York Times 12.29.13
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12 Years a Slave's Italian Distributor Withdraws Posters After Faux-Pas - The Hollywood Reporter 12.24.13
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Why Oscar Categories Need To Be Gender-Segregated - Pacific Standard 12/30/13
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Is Virtual Reality Finally About To Have Its Breakout? - The Atlantic 12.27.13
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Global Fight To Attract Movie Business As California Loses Out - Vancouver Sun (AP) 12/28/13
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Sequels Ruled At The Movies This Year (Sigh) - The New York Times 12/29/13
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Actually, The Movies This Year Were Pretty Good - The Wall Street Journal 12/26/23
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Making The Oscars Into The World's Best, Not Just Hollywood's Best - Variety 12/27/13
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The Most Exciting Magazine Of All Time - Slate 12/27/13
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Music

The Hidden Workshop of Expert Piano Craftswomen - The Wall Street Journal 01.01.14
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The 20 Most-Pirated Musicians Of 2013 - Billboard 01/02/14
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So Where Are We On A New Business Model For The Music Business? - BBC 01/01/14
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What's Killing Contemporary Music? - NewMusicBox 01/02/14
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Peter Gelb On The Met's HD Cinemacasts - Reuters 12.30.13
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U.S. Customs Officials Smash Musician's Bamboo Flutes - The Boston Globe 12.31.13
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2013 Top Ten Classical Music Performances In Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times 12/29/13
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This Opera Has 180,000 Miles On Her. Is It Time To Go? - The New York Times 12/30/13
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The Insanity (Addiction) Of Audiophiles - Anxious Machine 12/10/13
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He Keeps The Opera House On The Amazon Running - BBC 12.29.13 (video)
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Is This Nine-Year-Old The Next Opera Superstar? - Classicalite 12/29/13
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The Year Music Escaped The Concert Hall - Los Angeles Times 12/28/13
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What's The Matter With Minnesota? - NPR 12/28/13
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Did Iron Maiden Actually Use Piracy Data To Locate Its Fans And Make Money? - TechCrunch 12/27/13
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Why We Should Tune To 442 (and Ditch 440) - Collective Evolution 12/21/13
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Band Finds Out Where Its Music Is Most-Pirated, Then Plays Concerts There (And Makes Millions) - BoingBoing 12/24/13
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People

Winton Dean, World's Top Handel Scholar, Dead at 97 - The Herald (Scotland) 01.01.14
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Lawyer Fined For Outing JK Rowling Pseudonym Last Year - Yahoo! (AP) 01/02/14
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In 1964 Isaac Asimov Predicted What Life In 2014 Would Be Like. Here's What He Said - Open Culture 01/01/14
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Is Valery Gergiev Being Scapegoated for the Kremlin's Anti-Gay Policies? - Los Angeles Times 12.30.13
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Banksy Backlash Explained - Hyperallergic 12/31/13
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Did JS Bach Burn Out In The Last Years Of His Life? - DW 12.27.13
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Do You Know Handel? - Limelight (Australia) 12.29.13
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Marta Eggerth, Last Great Star of Viennese Operetta, Dead at 101 - The Washington Post 12.28.13
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The Virgin Mary, Feminist - The Economist 12.23.13
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Herb Geller, 85, Saxophonist And Composer - The Guardian (UK) 12/29/13
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Freed Pussy Riot Members Renew Call For Sochi Olympics Boycott - The Hollywood Reporter 12/27/13
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Wojciech Kilar, 81, Composer For 'The Pianist' And More - BBC 12/29/13
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The Last Business Days Of A Typewriter Repairman - The New York Times 12/27/13
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The Art Dealer With Deep Nazi Ties - Der Spiegel 12/23/13
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Publishing

Sherlock Holmes Now (Partly) In Public Domain in U.S. - The New York Times 12.27.13

Is the Future of Printed Books as Luxury Art Objects? - Salon 12.29.13

Postcards From Antartica's Poet-in-Residence - Slate 01.02.14

Turkey's High Court Suspends Obscenity Case Against Translator of Apollinaire - CEATL 12.27.13

Mark Twain, the Coen Brothers, and Translating Salvadoran Short Stories - Los Angeles Times 01.01.14

These Are The Books That Would Have Been In The Public Domain In 2014 (But Won't Be) - Center for the Study of the Public Domain 12/30/13

There's No Such Thing As Standard English Anymore (So Why Do We Pretend There Is?) - The Guardian (UK) 12/31/13

How Truth Is Getting Lost In The New Publishing Reality - Esquire 12/23/13

What Happened To America's Alternative Press - Al Jazeera 12/29/13

The Myth Of The Great American Novel - Harvard Magazine 01/14

Reviving Books From The Dead (It's Called "Continuation" Literature - BBC 12/30/13

The Next Harry Potter Is A (Self-Published) French Girl - The Observer (UK) 12/28/13

One Day In The Life Of A Bookstore Clerk - Washington Post 12/27/13

Is That A Sequel - Or A Sell-Out? - BBC 12/28/13

Can Changing Our Reading Habits Even The Balance? - The Globe & Mail (Canada) 12/27/13

Is This The Book Of The Future? (*Seriously* Not Digital) - The Globe & Mail (Canada)

Free At Last! Judge Liberates Sherlock Holmes From Copyright - The New York Times 12/27/13

Strand Bookstore Reports Its Best Sales Day Ever - New York Daily News 12/26/13

Theatre

West End Theatre Where Ceiling Collapsed Closed For Additional Week - The Stage (UK) 01.02.14
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Will the Closing of "Spider-Man" Hurt Nearby Businesses? - The New York Times 01.03.14
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Korean Investors Become Players on Broadway - The New York Times 01.01.14
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'It's About Finding His Mind, Not Losing It': Frank Langella On Playing King Lear - The New York Times 01.05.14
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Theatre in a Tehran Taxi - The Guardian (UK) 12.26.13
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Give My Theatre Its Funding Or I'll Drive My Car Into The Presidential Palace! - GlobalPost (AFP) 12.26.13
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What Exactly Do Playwrights Do When They Reside? - HowlRound 12/29/13
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In New York, Some Stagehands Make A Lot (A LOT) Of Money - The New York Times 12/28/13
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The Stage To Screen Transition Is Just Rough - Los Angeles Times 12/27/13
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Terry Teachout: The Best Theatre I Saw This Year - The Wall Street Journal 12/27/13
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Visual

Cincinnati Art Museum Director Stepping Down - The Cincinnati Enquirer 01.02.14
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The Ten Worst Things In Art In 2013 - Hyperallergic 01.01.14
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Why Are Museums Wasting So Much Energy On Technology? - spiked 12/17/13
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Lawsuits Mount Over Faked Art - The Art Newspaper 01/02/14
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Pompidou Centre Will Open Satellite Museum in Málaga (Or Will It?) - The Art Newspaper 12.31.13
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How Andy Warhol Explains China's Attitudes Toward Chairman Mao - The Atlantic 12.26.13
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How Do You Design A Light Rail System To Match LA's Personality? - Los Angeles Times 12/31/13
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How Extreme Money Is Transforming Our Cities - Sticks and Stones 12/29/13
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A Dozen Maps That Changed The World - The Atlantic 12.30.13
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Director Of The Barnes Moves On After Turbulent Tenure - The New york Times 12/28/13
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New York's Newest Rich Person Thing: Condos Made For Art Collectors - The New York Times 12/27/13
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Curator Of Controversial 'Hide/Seek' Gets A Promotion At The National Portrait Gallery - Washington Post 12/27/13
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Will New York's New Mayor Lead A Return To Populist Art? - The New York Times 12/29/13
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Lawsuit Against Calder's Art Dealer Dismissed - The New York Times 12/29/13
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Finding A Magritte That's Been Cut Up And Painted Over - The Wall Street Journal 12/27/13
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An Especially Excited Statue Gets A Little Cover - The New York Times 12/27/13
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Lost Van Dyck Turns Up On Antiques Roadshow (Yes, Really) - The Independent (UK) 12/29/13
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As Illustrations Grow More Popular, Museums Get Priced Out - The Art Newspaper 12/27/13
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The Return Of 'The Lady And The Unicorn' Tapestries - The Observer (UK) 12/28/13
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What Were The Most Powerful Images Of 2013? - The Atlantic 12/28/13
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What A Disaster Was London Architecture This Year - The Guardian (UK) 12/26/13
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UK Tax Break To Art Owners Describes As A "Racket" - The Guardian (UK) 12/27/13
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2013's Best New Architecture -
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Who Has The Least Power In The Artworld? (A Top 20 List) -
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What Milwaukee Did In Visual Art This Year - Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel 12/26/13
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