Monday, December 02, 2013
By Brian Wise
Marion Lignana Rosenberg, a writer, critic and translator who chronicled the classical music world with a stylish insight for outlets including WQXR, died on Thursday near Albany, NY.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Raymond Sokolov became food editor of the New York Times in 1971, and he discusses his long, memorable career as restaurant critic, food historian, and author. In Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food, he traces the food scene he reported on in America and abroad, from backwoods barbecue shack in Alabama to molecular gastronomy at El Bulli in Spain.
Thursday, May 09, 2013
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
The last full-time art critic in the city of Chicago was laid off by Time Out magazine last month. Now, there are fewer than ten full-time art critics employed by newspapers and magazines in the country.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Calling himself a "Broadway wise-cracker and a Hollywood hack," Robert Sherwood, author, soldier, pacifist, and speechwriter, gives a stirring account of his wartime work for the Roosevelt administration at this 1948 Books and Authors Luncheon.
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Monday, August 01, 2011
By Marlon Bishop : WNYC Culture Producer
MTV was born 30 years ago on August 1, 1981 as a scrappy underground music channel, kicking off the age of the music video with “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles. WNYC asked music, television, and pop-culture critics to weigh in on MTV and its role in shaping the American cultural landscape.
Monday, January 25, 2010
By Cary Barbor
With a million bromance movies exploring male friendships (usually at the expense of the shrewy women who stand in the way), Let's Take the Long Way Home is refreshing. The memoir by former Boston Globe book critic Gail Caldwell sketches her quiet, funny, intimate friendship with fellow-writer ...
Friday, September 25, 2009
Saturday, July 23, 2005
Terry Teachout is the rare critic who covers music, dance, books, and the visual arts. He is a columnist for the Washington Post, drama critic for the Wall Street Journal, and a music critic for Commentary. The Terry Teachout Reader, a collection of his essays, has just ...
Saturday, May 01, 2004
Kurt Andersen and writer Bill Buford talk about the seduction and dangers of watching. Bill Buford writes for the New Yorker and was the Fiction editor of the magazine for eight years. Before that he was the editor of the literary quarterly Granta. He’s now working on three different non-fiction ...
Saturday, December 07, 2002
Kurt Andersen and the art critic and curator Marcia Tucker talk about the art of impermanence.
Marcia Tucker is an art critic and curator. She was the Founder and former Director of the New Museum of Contemporary Art, a New York museum dedicated to groundbreaking art.
Saturday, January 05, 2002
Kurt Andersen and rock music critic Anthony DeCurtis discuss the passions that drive devoted fans.
DeCurtis is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone and host of the online musician interview show, The A-list, at getmusic.com. His Rolling Stone cover subjects include R.E.M., U2, Sting, Janet Jackson, the Rolling Stones, George Harrison, Jimmy Page and Robert ...