Culture

Smart Reads: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, Hart Crane, and Michael Keaton

Culture

Smart Reads: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, Hart Crane, and Michael Keaton

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Today in culture: anticipation of The Dark Knight Rises continues to build, Christian Marclay’s The Clock keeps ticking, and Louis C.K. goes the way of Frank Ocean…sort of.

-On Denton Welch.

Bukowski and Sondheim, an unexpected dream team.

-A Hart Crane pilgrimage.

Louie goes gay?

Balzac writes a love letter.

-Michael Keaton makes a shocking comeback…at Grantland.

-What naked bodies actually look like.

-The Dark Knight Rises rundown.

-Nina Arianda + Janis Joplin + Sean Durkin.

The Clock: still impressive after all these hours.

-What is The Silent History?