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Month: August 2019

Modern music hits and renaissance painters

Came across this piece from the New Yorker on a composer who’s had almost as many hits as the Beatles — and yet, is virtually unknown. He also prefers it that way. https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/blank-space-what-kind-of-genius-is-max-martin The article brings interesting comparisons between modern music and renaissance painting workshops, where cohorts of students worked…

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Les billets pas chers

« Oh, ça va, le billet n’est pas cher ! » — Un passager anonyme du Titanic. J’aurais dû me douter qu’il y avait baleine sous roche lorsque ma moitié s’est exclamée ainsi. Mais j’étais occupé à empêcher No. 1 de mettre les doigts dans la prise, de sauter du canapé la…

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