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Kenneth Arrow

22 February 2017 - 07:02 AM

In the most respectful way possible – his contributions were so fundamental that I'd thought he'd died before I was born or something.


Lincoln Center Snapshot: Bing, Bernstein, and Balanchine Fifty Years Later

21 February 2017 - 07:19 PM

I quite enjoyed reading this Joseph Horowitz piece in ArtsJournal: http://www.artsjourn...ty-years-later/
 

... We can newly observe that in September 1966 all three institutions were already fundamentally shaped by their pasts; that the pertinent histories of the Met and Philharmonic, and of New World opera companies and orchestras generally, were more confining than empowering; that Balanchine was the odd man out because he alone would sustain a creative aspiration in his new home, pursuing a kind of Americanization project that Bernstein could not successfully implement, and that Bing disdained attempting.


Norma McCorvey

18 February 2017 - 06:15 PM

Interesting individual.


Wine fridges

30 January 2017 - 11:13 PM

I'm looking to pick up a small wine fridge, possibly to sit on a countertop. Any recommendations?

The analytical structure of an argument from a blog post about the Replication Crisis

23 September 2016 - 03:56 PM

Hey, Susan Fiske, it's not okay to use your position as the former president of the APS to denigrate the people tearing apart your shitty research as committing "methodological terrorism", just because they're threatening the rich speaker fees your co-authors get for overselling their research: http://www.businessi...errorism-2016-9