Wangechi Mutu keynote speaker for the Gender Studies program at The New School © Taylor Hynes

Return To The Stars: Why Wangechi Mutu’s Work Is Desperately Needed In Race And Gender Politics Right Now

In case you missed her survey at the Brooklyn Museum in 2014, Wangechi Mutu is a Kenyan-born, Brooklyn-based artist whose multimedia work challenges perceptions of gender, black bodies, and cultural narratives. On April 23, the internationally renowned artist presented the keynote speech for the Gender Studies program at The New School and used this opportunity […]

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Paying For Talent: Buzz Feed Leads The Way

Buzz Feed might be best known for it’s no-shame approach to littering their site with click bait, but their “Books” vertical is getting a lot of positive attention from the literary world right now. Seed Jones has just been hired as their Literary Editor and he is making his presence known by spearheading Buzz Feed’s first […]

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Salman Rushdie Just Trying To Organize His Goodreads

It was reported by many news outlets such as The Independent and Telegraph that Rushdie gave bad reviews to some beloved classics. On Goodreads.com he gave Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis  one star and To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee just three. There were a slew of other well-known novels that he gave equally bad ratings. When […]

Little Women Remake Confirmed

Please can this be a tasteful adaptation? We have been bogged down by adaptations of books into movies and revamping classic films. It begs the question, does anyone write original scripts anymore? Maybe its safer to say that lots of creative screenplay writers are even further from achieving their dreams because the film industry doesn’t […]

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