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    Anna Karina, Star of French New Wave Cinema, Is Dead at 79

    She went on to make about three dozen other films, and took up directing with the 1973 film “Vivre Ensemble.” “I wanted to see if I could do it. That’s all,” she told The Guardian decades later. She also directed, wrote and starred in her last film, “Victoria” (2008), about a woman with amnesia traveling […]

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    Virtual Reality Before There Was Virtual Reality

    Eric Drysdale opened his silver travel case and, like a magician, unpacked the objects necessary to enter another dimension. Mr. Drysdale was in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, in the back room of City Reliquary, a storefront museum devoted to the history of New York’s five boroughs. He was preparing to host his traveling show, […]

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    This Is Not About How Young People Use Tech

    How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Taylor Lorenz, an internet culture reporter, discussed the tech she’s using. You often write about what young people are doing with tech. (O.K. boomer!) What tools do you use to keep your finger on the pulse? I spend a […]

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    Takeover at Princeton’s Quadrangle – The New York Times

    The president, he continued, has been “the driving force behind our significant efforts and substantial investments to attract and support talented first-gen and low-income students at Princeton.” Ms. Gonzalez said that for all the progress Princeton and its adjacent institutions have made, “we are still working through structures of power” and “200 years of our […]

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    Reeve Carney’s Week: Pedal Boards and Peloton Ads

    Reeve Carney, the actor and musician, has been in and out of hell for nearly three years. In 2017, he joined a workshop of the Tony-winning musical “Hadestown,” following the show to Edmonton and London before arriving on Broadway. Carney, who previously starred in “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” and “Penny Dreadful,” plays Orpheus, a […]

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    Late Night Is Flush With Jokes Over Trump’s Toilet Talk

    “It’s also crazy how Trump had so much more emotion talking about toilets than he does about most tragedies.” — TREVOR NOAH “People are flushing toilets 15 times? What? Are they trying to get rid of a body?” — STEPHEN COLBERT “[Imitating Trump] Toilet’s clogged again. Call the E.P.A. Have them declare my commode a […]

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    The 25 Rooms That Influence the Way We Design

    Inspired by the bright, fluid figuration and sharp abstraction of Post-Impressionists including Gauguin and Matisse, who led the way to High Modernism after World War I, the visual artists of the Bloomsbury Group ran wild at Charleston, the Sussex, England, farmhouse where the married painters Vanessa and Clive Bell and Vanessa’s lover Duncan Grant lived […]

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    A Horror Genre Where Dresses (and Fridges) Can Kill

    In horror films, it isn’t always a maniac who has a thirst for blood. Sometimes it’s a tomato. “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” (1978), a schlocky horror spoof, is just one beloved example of a horror movie built around an inanimate object that causes mayhem. Other evil things in this sometimes goofball, sometimes terrifying genre […]

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    Who’s Hacking Your Spotify? – The New York Times

    Connor Ball, the 23-year-old bassist of the British pop band the Vamps, was in the shower when he realized something was up. The song he was listening to on Spotify, by the American singer Lauv, had suddenly stopped. “That’s a shame,” Mr. Ball remembered thinking. (He couldn’t start it again; he was still showering.) Then […]