'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Here's a resolution for one and all as we slide down the fiscal cliff (or not): Beware of fakery in popular places. Fakery, particularly in culture both high and low, bubbles up from the media, affecting the way we see everything, even, for example, politics.
Nam June Paik has been rightly called the George Washington of the video art movement. The South Korean-born artist, who died in 2006 at age 73, led a revolution in embracing television and electronics during the early 1960s to create provocative, quirky and influential works.
A decade and 11 chord changes in, what's billed as the world's longest concert is just getting going.
The New York Public Library is encouraging bookworms to pass around 25,000 free copies of a new paperback it will distribute in subway stations, on park benches and in other public places.
Look out, America. Britain's guilty pleasure, the cheesy "X Factor" TV show, is crossing the pond.