A new documentary about the famed Chinese artist and dissident focuses on his activism more than it does his art.
But the media bungles it up with an overly simplistic “Red China” narrative.
In his musical operatic tribute to the former first lady of the Philippines, David Byrne leans on pop psychology to tell the story of the "steel butterfly."
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"It’s a little terrifying to be so influential. By which I mean, it’s really moving to have these wonderful writers come and share my work with all of you.”
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Lesser known facts about the celebrated author—from his days sweating ad copy to his latest gig as a television screenwriter
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