The Norse god of resurrection has come to the party. Last September, it looked like The Almighty Johnsons had run its course after just two seasons.
MODERN VAMPIRES OF THE CITY Vampire Weekend (The Label/Rhythmethod) Lyrically these Vampires have certainly modernised for this third outing – ranging further from the college boy schtick on which they built their multi-platinum-sellers than regular fans might have imagined, or indeed hoped for. Now as lead man Ezra Koenig approaches the milestone of 30, he’s happy to tour religion and ageing in urban landscapes..
Sounds confusing right? To capture a live image you need a camera or a recorder. What would you say if we told you this pictures below are not images that are taken by a camera but in fact they are hand drawings by a Scotland based artist Paul Cadden ? Can’t blame you if […]
Outside of Academia, does anybody read Gertrude Stein anymore? Most of her major works are too strenuously experimental to be much fun.
As a 19-year-old philosophy student in Paris, Jens Martin Skibsted had a watershed moment when the bicycle protest against cars he was riding in came to a sudden halt. The roadblock
The giant Three Gorges Dam across China’s Yangtze River has been mired in controversy ever since it was first proposed 88 years ago by Sun Yat Sen, the founding father of Modern China.
In 1997, the Museum Of Modern Art in New York City announced that Yoshio Taniguchi had won a 10-entrant competition against world-famous architects like Bernard Tschumi and Rem Koolhaas to design the museum’s $425 million overhaul. Around the world, art lovers and architecture mavens alike responded with a loud, bemused, “Who?” So unknown was the 67-year-old architect outside his native Japan that one confused well-wisher congratulated Terence Riley, MOMA’s chief curator of architecture and design, on selecting “Tony Gucci,” a nonexistent Italian architect.
From the epochal to the mundane, the decisions of Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew have steered the history of his island nation for more than half a century. But as the political party Lee founded in 1954 seeks to shore up its sliding fortunes with a younger and more politically outspoken electorate, the 87-year-old man regarded as modern Singapore’s founding father has withdrawn from day-to-day governance by quitting his Cabinet post along with Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, who succeeded Lee as Prime Minister in 1990
When people write on Chinese websites that they “love the future,” it should be a sentiment the government can get behind. After all, the authorities in Beijing have pressed their subjects to embrace the country’s bright economic prospects
In Washington on Monday, Hillary Clinton unveiled the State Department’s 10th annual report on modern-day slavery, which evaluates the efforts of every nation to combat the crime. For the first time, State ranked the antislavery efforts of the U.S