Bob Dylan Re-Records “Blowin’ in the Wind” for Christie’s Auction

Bob Dylan has re-recorded his early ’60s classic “Blowin’ in the Wind,” which originally appeared on The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan. The updated track is the debut Ionic Original—a new analog format developed by longtime Dylan collaborator T Bone Burnett. The one-of-a-kind disc will be auctioned by Christie’s in London on July 7. The recording will … Read more

The Unlikely Return of Super Cat, Reggae’s Last Don Standing

Last October in Brooklyn, a little after 10 P.M., boxing champ Cletus Seldin—known locally as “The Hebrew Hammer”—successfully defended his NABA super lightweight title, defeating Brazil’s William Silva with a knockout in the 7th round. The K.O. was the cue that the members of the Wild Apache band—an all-star team of some of Jamaica’s finest … Read more

‘From the Basement’ Launches New Series With IDLES, Caribou, Nilüfer Yanya, and More

Nigel Godrich’s live music show From the Basement has relaunched with a new series featuring exclusive performances from IDLES, Sons of Kemet, Warpaint, Caribou, Squid, and Nilüfer Yanya. The new season, powered by WeTransfer and Sonos Radio, debuts with a performance by IDLES on June 1 and will run until October. Watch a trailer for … Read more

What Do Artists Wear, and Why Does It Matter?

Back in 2015, the writer Charlie Porter was visiting an Agnes Martin retrospective at the Tate Modern in London when he found himself pausing over a photograph of the artist herself. In the image, Martin stands halfway up a ladder, in front of a canvas covered in lightly washed stripes—the first step in crafting one … Read more

How Much Would It Cost to Build the Colosseum Today?

Last year we told you about the plan to install a retractable floor in the Colosseum, thus restoring a feature it boasted in its ancient glory days. Though the state pledged €10 million, the budget of an ambitious renovation will surely come to many times that — but still, we may imagine, only a fraction … Read more

Bulgaria’s balancing act | Eurozine

The Ukraine war has reverberated powerfully in Bulgaria, bringing to light brewing domestic fissures and long-standing foreign policy uncertainties. The standoff between political actors over whether Sofia should provide military aid to Ukraine; debate about the maintenance of a neutral stance in the conflict; and Russia’s halting of gas supplies to Bulgaria have strained the … Read more

How Austin Butler Resurrected Elvis

His dream at that time was to do a play in New York, which came true when he landed a part in a 2018 Broadway production of Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh. One of his costars was Denzel Washington. “There’s that thing where you meet your heroes, and you want to be their best friend,” … Read more

The Catholic Culture Podcast: 133 – Think Like a Poet

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May 25, 2022 In a wide-ranging and erudite interview, poet and translator Ryan Wilson joins the podcast to discuss how the poet makes use of the classical virtue of xenia or hospitality, what poets can learn from the work of translation, the “romantic turn” (inner vision) and the “classical turn” (communication/craft) in poetry, the great … Read more

How to Get Tickets to Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band’s 2023 Tour

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are finally returning to the road for a globe-trotting 2023 world tour. The long-awaited reunion will mark the ensemble’s first outing in six years, and may be just the beginning as Springsteen suggested in the announcement: “I’m looking forward to seeing our great and loyal fans next year. … Read more

50 Best Hot Movie Sex Scenes 2022

Shutterstock Google the term sex scene and your screen will explode into a hub of NSFW videos and pornographic sites. Lucky for you, we’ve done the dirty work and sifted through the snuff to find the good stuff. From masterfully crafted slasher porn with a contemporary bent to bold novelty coitus with a Cadillac stick … Read more