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The bots awaken: Half of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ haters were trolls or not even human, study says

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 21:51
How much did movie fans hate “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”?Perhaps not as fiercely as social media might suggest, according to a U.S. academic study ...

Real Peggy Sue, of 1958 Buddy Holly song fame, dies in Texas at 78

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:03
The Texas woman who inspired the 1958 Buddy Holly song “Peggy Sue” has died at a Lubbock hospital.Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham of Lubbock died Monday ...

‘Music progresses when people make mistakes’: Foodman favors taking risks on new album

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 03:10
Last month, the return of Ultra Japan to Tokyo provoked the usual eye-rolls with its parade of EDM superstars gallivanting onstage to obviously pre-recorded sets. ...

A master of Zen wisdom and dad jokes

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 03:09
Among Sengai's many depictions of tubby old men enjoying themselves is one outlier titled "An Old Man's Excuse," which shows a crotchety grump saying, "If ...

‘Vermeer: Making the Difference — Vermeer and Dutch Art’

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 03:08
Oct. 5-Feb. 3Johannes Vermeer (1632-75), the Dutch Golden Age master often nicknamed the “magician of light,” was renowned for his sophisticated depiction of light and ...

‘Exotic x Modern: French Art Deco and Inspiration From Afar’

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 03:07
Oct. 6-Jan. 14Art deco, which flourished in Europe between World War I and II, was largely influenced by the arts of other countries, such as ...

‘Graphic Designer Shigemi Hijikata’

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 03:06
Oct. 6-Dec. 9Illustrator and graphic designer Shigemi Hijikata (1915-1986) graduated from Tama Teikoku Art School (present-day Tama Art University) before working at Toho Studios from ...

ABC’s Cecilia Vega, CNN’s Kaitlan Collins face Trump wrath over questions on top court pick

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 18:40
ABC’s Cecilia Vega and CNN’s Kaitlan Collins were targets of a combative President Donald Trump for asking questions about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at ...