“McCullin” takes a plain-spoken and direct approach to covering the career of the British photojournalist Don McCullin, a longtime correspondent for The Sunday Times. Mr. McCullin says he resists the label “war photographer,” which, to him, is “like being called a mercenary.”
Just a few months after what was billed as the Grateful Dead’s last stand — five sold-out stadium shows for some 212,000 fans that grossed more than $60 million in ticket and pay-per-view sales — the band is rising once again, albeit in a slightly fractured arrangement.
Much progress has been made in the women’s rights movement in recent decades; so much so that it is often difficult to remember how far we have come.
Today is National Why I Write Day. The National Writing Project, NCTE, The New York Times Learning Network and the Teaching Channel invite us to celebrate writing in all its forms
Do a search for “Grandma” on Google Images, and you’ll be greeted with row after row of older women—almost all of them be-spectacled, almost all of them be-halo-ed in a puff of white hair, almost all of them smiling, beatifically and benignly.
Paul McCartney has nothing left to prove. After nearly three hours and three dozen songs Tuesday night at Nationwide Arena, any doubters surely came around. Yes, he played “those songs,” many, many of them.
When someone mentions Dick Van Dyke, the first image that pops to mind is probably the actor in motion: making pratfalls across the living room he shared with Mary Tyler Moore on “The Dick Van Dyke Show” or shuffling like a penguin in a candy-cane-striped blazer in “Mary Poppins.”
Salon: I’m not going to ask what it feels like to be a rock ‘n’ roll star, but I am going to ask you this: How do you feel being the friend and companion to generations that follow you in the same way that Rimbaud and Whitman and Burroughs and Blake were friends and companions […]
What’s New Looks Like Old Again In His Heirloom Windows In 1993, Bill and Lois Hepburn moved with their three (one day to be five) children into the 1890s Victorian farmhouse where Lois grew up in Crawfordsville, Indiana, with historically accurate restoration in mind. One of the most pressing updates was the original, 100-year-old windows– […]
Carol Burnett – comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author – has been named the 52nd recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment.
Titled Chez Marianne, this watercolor by Robbin Ahrold of a café in the Marias district of Paris was made while he was “exploring a side of me I had never explored before. The experience (the journey) is every bit as rewarding as the product (the destination).” It was not only a treat for the eyes […]
This year marks the 50th anniversary of The Sound of Music, which first captivated audiences in 1965. Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer reflect on the making of the classic, their decades-long friendship, as well as the mountains they’ve climbed since then.