Ben Marcus

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Author and novelist, and Associate Professor at Columbia University's School of the Arts

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This week’s picks include an artist who melds tradition, craft, and pop culture to create inclusive and uplifting messages; artworks that start on iPhones and end up large scale; and a…

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WarnerMedia announced it will put Warner Bros.’ entire 2021 movie slate on HBO Max the same day those films open in theaters. The move will change theater-going as we know it.

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with writer and professor David Mikics whose newest book is ‘Stanley Kubrick: American Filmmaker.”

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Raised in privilege amidst the barbarism of segregation, the oft-maligned president eventually embraced the New South liberalism that just swept his native Georgia’s election.

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Jolly Old St. Nick is still coming to town this pandemic Christmas — straight to living rooms via Zoom, Skype, etc.

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Brit Bennett pushes questions of race and color to their extremes in her new novel, The Vanishing Half.

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The three bright stars of HBO Max's "Let Them All Talk"--Meryl Streep, Candice Bergen and Dianne Wiest-- improvised most of their dialogue during a trans-Atlantic crossing aboard the…

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Garth Greenwell discusses seeking human truths by writing into an abyss, and his new novel Cleanness .

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