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Posts Tagged: Skeletons

Lovely Bones

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Halloween may be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t keep thinking about skeletons. This Lapham’s Quarterly piece by Matthew Leib starts with a science teacher perching hip bones behind his head and “declar[ing] in a deranged falsetto that he [is] Mickey Mouse,” then meanders through memento mori and satires of the danse macabre before coming full circle […]

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The Mystery of Skeleton Lake

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Weird Event No. 1: Hundreds of human skeletons are found in and around a lake in India. Weird Event No. 2: Testing shows that the bones are from around the year 850 and that every one of the hundreds died the same way. And the story keeps getting weirder.

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Notable New York, This Week 2/15 – 2/21

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This week in New York Howard Bloom interviewed by Richard Foreman, Malcolm Gladwell and Adam Gopnik discuss mankind, John Cale reflects on music and art, Ed Park and Lynne Tillman read at Triple Canopy and Light Industry’s celebration of their new venue, a tribute to Gilbert Sorrentino, Kevin Sampsell and Justin Taylor read, and exhibitions […]

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