Today in culture: a glance at Dave Eggers’ bookshelf, a glimpse into a taut late-70s debate over Life of Brian‘s morality, and a rundown of Mark and Jay Duplass’ latest magnum opus.
-Dave Eggers curates his own Smart Reads at the Times.
-A closer look at Harold Bloom‘s Shakespeare: the Invention of the Human.
-The poetry of W.G. Sebald.
-It’s all about me.
-Back in the day jam: John Cleese and Michael Palin defend Life of Brian from the accusations of mad clergymen.
-The Vatican goes digital.
-The latest Duplass effort.
-The Cool Blonde: Grace Kelly films at BAMcinematek.
-Christian Marclay’s The Clock is back in town.