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Jenny Lawton

Jenny Lawton appears in the following:

The Master of Music Visualization

Monday, December 28, 2015

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Alexander Chen turns famous pieces of music into stunningly beautiful, super-simple animations that actually help you hear what's going on in the music.
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You’re a Complicated Man, Charlie Brown

Thursday, November 26, 2015

As joyful as the “Peanuts” strip could be, it always had an undertow of melancholy. That wry sadness comes straight from creator Charles Schulz, says his biographer.

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Carl Hiaasen’s Sunshine Noir

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Like all great satirists, Carl Hiaasen’s humor writing comes from a deep well of anger. He says he stays in South Florida, despite its corruption, because it’s worth fighting for.

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Compounding the Paris Tragedy, a Blow to Culture

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Instead of targeting major museums or landmarks, the terrorists struck Parisians where their hearts truly are: in cozy cafés and clubs.

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The Computer As Artist

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Creative types tend to think computers will never take their jobs. They haven’t met Brutus.

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Lisa Randall: Knocking on Heaven's Door

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Harvard physicist Lisa Randall is at the forefront of the search for dark matter. But she thinks good science should be beautiful, too.

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Carrie Brownstein on the Rise and Fall of the Best Band Ever

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Carrie Brownstein talks about founding one of the most beloved bands of the 1990s, Sleater-Kinney — and becoming a sketch comedy star with “Portlandia.”

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Twyla Tharp: 50 Years and On the Move

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The celebrated choreographer is touring the country right now. A giant of the modern dance world, she also has an unabashed love of pop music: in particular, Frank Sinatra.

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Aha Moment: Perry Mason vs. "The Paper Chase"

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Jonathan Amsbary grew up on the idealized, "Perry Mason" version of what a lawyer could be. But "The Paper Chase" showed him what kind of person he didn't want to be. 

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An Artist Makes Dreamy Sounds from Guitars and Fans

Monday, June 29, 2015

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WNYC
As we near the height of summer, we'd love to take a walk through Rubén D´Hers’s “chords tunnel #1.” It doesn’t look like a cool, vast, grassy field – but it sure sounds like one.
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New Year’s Resolution: Calligraphy in 3D

Thursday, May 14, 2015

We check in with Garman Herigstad, who is making a calligraphy version of the Book of Proverbs. Now, his project’s ambition has grown to three dimensions.

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Don't Do it, Don! Suicides, Rebirths and the Art of the Finale

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Don confronts his life deceptions in Kansas, Pete is wooed by the prospect of a simpler life - maybe including Trudy - and Betty gets a devastating diagnosis.

Growing Pains: Dylan Landis’s “Rainey Royal”

Thursday, May 07, 2015

It’s never been easy to be a teenage girl, but novelist Dylan Landis thinks 1970s New York was particularly tough — that’s why she set her novel there.

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The Don Draper of Cats

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Don goes on the run, Joan battles egregious sexism at McCann and Roger and Peggy send off the SC+P offices in proper fashion.

“An American in Paris” Dances Its Way to the Stage

Thursday, April 30, 2015

“An American in Paris” is one of Hollywood’s most famous Golden Age musicals. Now it's a Broadway musical, up for 12 Tony Awards.

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Dawn vs. Don: Mad Men’s Missed Opportunities

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The team gets back together for one last pitch to save their agency. But is it too late to save the show from ignoring a big blind spot?

Ad Men Talk 'Badvertising'

Friday, April 24, 2015

Sally's back! A grown-up Glen gets weird with Betty! And Don's apartment reeks of failure. 

Meeting the Real Sally Draper

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Megan got her divorce, Don got dumped by the diner waitress and Harry Crane's true pervy nature was revealed. But whither Sally Draper? We miss that kid. 

Mad Men Goes to Therapy

Thursday, April 09, 2015

While the characters on this show might be "OK," they're never actually ok. Why not?

Welcome Back to the '60s

Friday, April 03, 2015

In this kickoff episode of our new Mad Men podcast, we’re going deep into the past seven years. Where are we going? Where have we been? All will be revealed.