Jorma Panula has been the most successful spotter and trainer of conductors for the past 30 years. His pupils include Esa-Pekka Salonen and at least 20 others who hold international posts. Panula, […]
It was 9 a.m., and hundreds of Moroccan women, many of them older, were already at work, bent over and straining, trying to inch up the hill to the border post here. […]
This is a the b-side to a rare 7″ released by 360 Degrees Records in Ohio in 1974. The track was included in a compilation reviewed by The Queitus: Penultimate track ‘My […]
The clock is ticking. Every second, it seems, someone in the world takes on more debt. The idea of a debt clock for an individual nation is familiar to anyone who has […]
Kevin Magnussen in a McLaren Mercedes F1 car. Photo by Ong Chi Hang on Google+.
It’s an ironclad celebration of freedom: The Eiffel Tower is 125 years old. Christiane Amanpour has the story.
This is pretty crazy. But these Coventry boys seems to have a great time. Mad road or not. [via Lars Seier Christensen]
By David Byrne About a month ago, I was asked to join some serious writers (Colin Toibin, Zadie Smith, etc.) at a reading in support of a small-ish book review called Bookforum. […]
As US spending on defense reaches $1 trillion a year and defense giants such as Boeing gain increased lobbying power, the US must justify this money by creating tangible enemies around the […]
The Guardian makes a one minute video review of the brand new HTC flagship designer smartphone.