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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Arts & Letters Daily (23 Jan 2010)

Arts & Letters Daily (23 Jan 2010): "

After the main performance, crowds in 16th-century London playhouses were treated to a late-night B-feature of rude, lewd farce, known as the 'jig'... more

From Freud to Marxism to ESP to a whole series of women, when in the grip of a mania, Arthur Koestler was incapable of seeing anything else... more

It's hard to think of an American movie before the 1960s that concerned itself with food, says Paula Marantz Cohen. But look at what's happened since then... more


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