Books & Culture
The Awkward, Surprising Realness of Virtual First Dates
体育投注网平台“Dating in Place” lets viewers listen in as pairs test out their chemistry on first dates via Zoom.
What to Stream: Rediscovering the Blackwood Brothers, a Pair of Great Documentarians of New York City Life
The brothers’ films feature incredible footage of Thelonious Monk, plus immersive views of the subway and the city streets in the nineteen-fifties and sixties.
The Scholar Starting Brawls with the Enlightenment
“The Painter and the Thief” Is a Quaveringly Dark Fairy Tale
The near-electric strangeness of the attraction between this documentary’s protagonists leaves plenty to argue about.
Goings On About Town
A Young Fashion Photographer’s Intimate FaceTime Portraits
Using an Internet connection and friends near and far, the twenty-five-year-old artist Heather Glazzard found a way to take up-close pictures in isolated times.
To Test a Vaccine for COVID-19, Should Volunteers Risk their Lives?
The Oddest Terms Used for Antique Books, Explained
体育投注网平台A group of rare-book dealers and collectors explain their specialized language.