Articles of Note

When Peter Lewis hired Frank Gehry, the estimate was $5 million. The cost would reach $82.5 million. But Lewis wasn't mad; a starchitect can do no wrong... more »

New Books

Christopher Hitchens could be pompous, arrogant, and bellicose. He could also be hilarious: a cross between loquacious barfly and literary artist... more »

Essays & Opinions

Musicians need philosophy. Indeed, it is the absence of philosophical reflection that has produced so many half-baked ideas in music... more »