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Trump’s response to the Rob Porter episode is the latest in a series for our abuser in chief defending himself via his kind of man (Roy Moore, Roger Ailes, Corey Lewandowski etc). And nowhere to be heard from our leaders are the voices of the survivors of men’s abuse. But, with such abuse and its […]

From January 2017 (“From this day forward, it’s only going to be America first, America first.”) to January 2018 (“America first, doesn’t mean America alone”), we have been suffering Trump’s monotonous solution meant to pivot from what he dubbed ‘this American carnage’ (aka anything prior to Trumptime). The doomsday phrase ‘American carnage’ sent journalists scurrying […]

We have spent the last week imagining what it would have been like to have been flies on the wall of Michael Wolff’s first days inside the White House. If we were able to use some form of time-travel-metamorphosis machine to transport and transform ourselves, through time and space, we wish we were there at […]

Some days its is harder to write than others…this is one of those days…I cannot finish my sentences and I realize that is because it is the full stop that unmakes the sentence…so today, I choose the ellipsis…I know I am not speaking well…nor am I “well-speaking”…but I cannot care today…I reach for the book […]

“Forty-two” is the response given by Deep Thought, the supercomputer programmed to calculate the answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything in Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. This answer, while delivered after centuries of waiting and couched within some serious expectation management (‘You’re really not going to like it’), […]

The current exhibition Gray Matters at the Wexner Center for the Arts brings together 37 contemporary artists (all women) who across a variety of media and processes have produced vibrant work out of the unassumingly neutral palette of black, white and gray. Curator Michael Goodson, writing in the handsomely produced gallery-guide, designed by Erica Anderson […]

Take a look at the Basquiat painting Untitled (1982) that just sold for $110.5 million at the recent Sotheby’s auction. What do you see? While you’re thinking about it, consider what Sotheby’s sees: Untitled is among the most important paintings by the artist still in private hands. The vast canvas marks a critical moment in […]