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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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    What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Marriage Story’ and ‘The SpongeBob Musical’

    What’s Streaming MARRIAGE STORY (2019) Stream on Netflix. The director Noah Baumbach told The New York Times’s Reggie Ugwu that during the process of writing his latest film about a crumbling marriage, he leaned on his friends and his actors for their perspectives on relationships to get inside the minds of the uncoupling couple Charlie […]

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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 […]

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    Working at Equinox: ‘It’s Very Hunger Games’

    While the gym offers a well-regarded professional development program, as well as health insurance and other employee benefits that few fitness chains provide, many Equinox trainers, especially beginners, work exhausting schedules. Some say they can spend 70 or 80 hours a week at the gym — many of them unpaid — hustling to recruit clients, […]

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    After Years of False Starts, Geffen Hall Is Being Rebuilt. Really.

    For years, the New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Center have struggled to do something about the orchestra’s lackluster concert hall. Plans came and went. Star architects signed on and signed off. The Philharmonic tried, disastrously, to return to its old home, Carnegie Hall. A $1.2 billion redevelopment gave Lincoln Center a sweeping makeover — but […]

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    The Best TV Shows of 2019

    ‘The 43’ (Netflix) In an economical 132 minutes, this two-part Mexican series — a model of the investigative true-crime documentary — details a case of horrifying loss and chilling indifference. Part 1 is a harrowing re-creation of the night in 2014 when 43 college students, on buses bound for a protest in Mexico City, disappeared […]