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New York Public Library Card Now Gives You Free Access to 33 NYC Museums

2018-08-04T05:43:52+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Ken|

If you're one of the 8.5 million people living in New York City, take note of this: When you sign up for a library card from the New York Public Library , you can get access to 30,000 free movies (including many from the Criterion Collection) and also some 300,000 Free eBooks . Source: New

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David Foster Wallace Explains How David Lynch’s Blue Velvet Taught Him the True Meaning of Avant Garde Art

2018-07-22T05:32:49+00:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Ken, Uncategorized|

Imagine you're a "hypereducated avant-gardist in grad school learning to write." But at your grad school, "all the teachers are realists. They're not at all interested in postmodern avant-garde stuff." They take a dim view of your writing, you assume because "they just don't happen to like this kind of aesthetic," but actually because your

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The New York City Subway Is Beyond Repair

2018-06-18T04:20:50+00:00June 9th, 2018|Categories: Ken, Uncategorized|

The New York City subway is a miracle, especially at 3 a.m. on a Friday night. But the system is also falling apart, and it’s going to cost billions to keep the old trains running: $19 billion, at least according to one estimate from city planners . Source: The New York City Subway Is Beyond

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Trump Defies Sessions by Saying He Will ‘Probably’ Support Marijuana Bill

2018-06-09T10:30:09+00:00June 9th, 2018|Categories: Ken|

Before heading on a trip abroad that will take him to the G-7 summit in Canada on Friday, and then to Singapore to meet with Kim Jong-un early next Tuesday, President Trump hinted that he is likely to support a bill introduced Thursday that would protect state Source: Trump Defies Sessions by Saying He Will

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The Psychedelic Renaissance

2018-06-18T04:26:44+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Ken, Mind, Uncategorized|

Emily Witt on three new books about psychedelic drugs and their impact from Timothy Leary, Michael Pollan, and Tao Lin. — Read on www.newyorker.com/books/under-review/the-science-of-the-psychedelic-renaissance

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