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InDigest TV

Here’s something that might be a new feature with us each week. A curated list of videos — some new, some older and worth revisiting, some under-seen — that amounts to about a TV episode’s worth of video content. (Well,more…

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InDialogue: Jena Osman and Nadia Sirota

Nadia Sirota: Hello Jena! Jena Osman: Hey there. NS: How’s your Monday thus far? JO: Very fragmented mentally. How’s your day going? NS: Eh, okay. The year always starts off kind of crazytown and I haven’t yet figured out howmore…

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Arts & Literary Events in New York This Week

01.31 The 2011 Brooklyn Beardfest and Stache Bash is happening Monday night at the Bell House. I’m not 100% sure what this will entail, but it involves beards, mustaches, music, and competition. What’s not to like? 02.01 The awesome Bushwickmore…

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What We Missed

The Zen of Silence: John Adams on John Cage [NY Times] Leigh Stein on Dorothea Lasky’s Black Life [Noö Journal] Photographing Hemingway [Jacket Copy] Listen to all of Harold Pinter’s BBC Radio Plays [Seedy] A Thanksgiving Prayer by William S.more…

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I’ve Been Thinking About Silence

We’re about a week removed from John Cage’s birthday, which had me listening to the John Cage and Jan Steele split LP that Brian Eno put out on his Obscure Records. But it’s hard, as much as I want to,more…

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John Cage Post Supplement

Earlier today we posted a mixtape of ten tracks that were 4 minutes and 33 seconds long in honor of John Cage’s birthday. I thought it was probably appropriate to post a little supplement of other wonderful John Cage thingsmore…

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Top Ten Songs That are 4’33″ Long, For John Cage’s Birthday

Avant-garde composer John Cage would be turning 98 today. In honor of his birthday we’ve created a ten song playlist of tracks that are 4’33″ in length, after his seminal composition 4’33″ – which is just 4’33″ of silence.* Themore…

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InDigest Song of the Day: John Cage – “Water Walk”

Listen: John Cage – “Water Walk” John Cage is John Cage. Legend. Oddity. Etc. But this video shows a sense of humor before performing a slightly altered version of a piece called “Water Walk.” The audio isn’t perfect, but it’smore…

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What We Missed

New John Ashbery Poem “Puff Piece” [New Yorker] Transcript of an interview with John Cage [Ubuweb] Five Apocalypses: A Particularly Catastrophic Reading List [Millions] New Mark Twain Essay Published [PBS] New Issue of Wood Coin Magazine [Wood Coin] 13 Politiciansmore…

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An Interview with John Cage

Ubuweb has just posted the transcript of an interview with John Cage, conducted by John Held Jr., from 1987 in Dallas which is a peculiar glimpse into a very relaxed John Cage. And it was only somewhat later when –more…

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What We Missed

Nominate the 2010 Poet Laurette of the Blogosphere Randy Cohen, New York Times’ Ethicist, sparks a debate by saying that if you bought a hardcover book it’s ok to illegally download the e-book Hugo Award nominees are announced Guggenheim Fellowshipsmore…

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