How well can you ever really know the people around you?
Have you done any thinking "outside the box" this decade, or encountered any "game changers?" Here to tell us more about the catchphrases that became a part of our lexicon in the 2000s is Ron Rosenbaum, columnist for Slate and author of "The Shakespeare Wars: Clashing Scholars, Public Fiascoes, Palace Coups." He recently wrote an article about the decade's memorable catchphrases. From the innocuous ("Just sayin"), and the smug ("How's that workin' out for you?") to the spiritual ("It is what it is"), and the stylish ("Stay classy").. there's a catchphrase here for everybody, and a surprisingly apt top pick.
Ferocious debates and exciting discoveries are still in progress about the man generally regarded as the best writer to ever take on the English language. Ron Rosenbaum, author of The Shakespeare Wars, explains to Kurt Andersen why these debates aren’t much ado about nothing.
Kurt Andersen and Ron Rosenbaum talk about how contemporary artists, writers, and filmmakers respond to the Holocaust.
Rosenbaum is the author of Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil, an analysis of how writers, theologians, and filmmakers have tried to understand Hitler. He writes for The New ...
Art about the Holocaust: host Kurt Andersen and writer Ron Rosenbaum talk about the challenge of dealing with the Holocaust in contemporary visual art, literature, and film. And novelist Thane Rosenbaum sends the ghosts of Holocaust survivors to rescue a mystery writer in The Golems of Gotham.