Culture Desk: Entertainment News, TV, Music, Art, and Theatre Reviews Conversations about and reviews of movies, television, theatre, music, and other cultural events.http://salpaus-kv.com/culture/culture-desk© Condé Nast 2020enSat, 25 Apr 2020 01:44:05 +0000Culture Desk: Entertainment News, TV, Music, Art, and Theatre Reviews http://salpaus-kv.com/cartoons/blitts-kvetchbook/our-president-concocts-a-cure-for-the-coronavirus5ea31c1f74716200086e6fcbFri, 24 Apr 2020 17:25:42 +0000Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook cartoon depicts President Donald Trump with a whitened upper lip, apparently after ingesting bleach or some other disinfectant in an attempt to stave off the coronavirus.Cartoons / Blitt’s KvetchbookCulture / Culture DeskCartoons, Humor, Satire, Coronavirus, Public Health, Donald Trump, Coronavirus Treatment and TestingBarry BlittFri, 24 Apr 2020 17:25:39 +0000Condé NastCulture Desk: Entertainment News, TV, Music, Art, and Theatre Reviews http://salpaus-kv.com/culture/culture-desk/mapping-the-sidewalks-of-new-york-city-for-social-distancing5ea1a34353385200088912c8Fri, 24 Apr 2020 14:00:00 +0000Colin Moynihan on Sidewalk Widths NYC, a map which allows users to see which intersections in the city’s five boroughs are wide enough for pedestrians to stay six feet apart.Culture / Culture DeskNews / CoronavirusCoronavirus, Urban Planning, MapsColin MoynihanFri, 24 Apr 2020 19:42:11 +0000Condé NastCulture Desk: Entertainment News, TV, Music, Art, and Theatre Reviews http://salpaus-kv.com/culture/culture-desk/onward-the-silly-cynical-pixar-movie-that-strikes-a-nerve-during-quarantine5ea0761953385200088912c2Thu, 23 Apr 2020 14:13:49 +0000Rumaan Alam reviews the Pixar movie “Onward” and ruminates about how the coronavirus crisis has stymied going to the cinema, one of his family’s treasured pastimes.Culture / Culture DeskNews / CoronavirusCoronavirus, Movies, Children, Parenting, Movie Reviews, Pixar, Culture at Home During the CoronavirusRumaan AlamThu, 23 Apr 2020 14:13:48 +0000Condé NastCulture Desk: Entertainment News, TV, Music, Art, and Theatre Reviews http://salpaus-kv.com/culture/culture-desk/comedy-loses-a-home-the-shuttering-of-the-upright-citizens-brigade5e9f37876f64bc0008564b55Wed, 22 Apr 2020 20:21:33 +0000Emma Allen on the announcement by the Upright Citizens Brigade this week that it would be permanently closing its Hell’s Kitchen theatre and its training center, near Penn Station, owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Culture / Culture DeskNews / CoronavirusUpright Citizens Brigade, Comedy, Improv, Comedians, CoronavirusEmma AllenWed, 22 Apr 2020 20:25:44 +0000Condé NastCulture Desk: Entertainment News, TV, Music, Art, and Theatre Reviews http://salpaus-kv.com/culture/culture-desk/new-yorker-crossword-constructors-on-the-best-games-to-play-while-social-distancing5e9a2fba5a6a710008b0fe6dWed, 22 Apr 2020 15:38:05 +0000The New Yorker crossword constructors Natan Last, Aimee Lucido, and Anna Shechtman suggest games to play while social distancing, including CodeNames and Fibbage.Culture / Culture DeskCrossword / Puzzles & Games Dept.News / CoronavirusGames, Coronavirus, RecommendationsThe New YorkerWed, 22 Apr 2020 18:38:53 +0000Condé NastCulture Desk: Entertainment News, TV, Music, Art, and Theatre Reviews http://salpaus-kv.com/culture/culture-desk/the-homemade-insight-of-fetch-the-bolt-cutters5e99b61b8813a500087ad815Sat, 18 Apr 2020 21:14:56 +0000Carrie Battan on Fiona Apple’s ferociously individual new album, “Fetch the Bolt Cutters,” the culmination of a long and steady rejection of formal recording processes. Culture / Culture DeskMusic, Musicians, Albums, Album ReviewsCarrie BattanSun, 19 Apr 2020 17:45:48 +0000Condé NastCulture Desk: Entertainment News, TV, Music, Art, and Theatre Reviews http://salpaus-kv.com/cartoons/blitts-kvetchbook/duck-doctor-dynasty5e9a1dc60079fc0008bc361fFri, 17 Apr 2020 21:46:57 +0000Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook cartoon depicts the television personalities Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Phil McGraw as a couple of ducks swimming in a stream and unaware that they are about to go over a waterfall.Cartoons / Blitt’s KvetchbookCulture / Culture DeskCartoons, Humor, Satire, Coronavirus, Public Health, Dr. Mehmet Oz, PersonalitiesBarry BlittFri, 17 Apr 2020 21:46:23 +0000Condé NastCulture Desk: Entertainment News, TV, Music, Art, and Theatre Reviews http://salpaus-kv.com/culture/culture-desk/alan-yang-imagines-his-parents-life-in-tigertail5e8f310795059b0009490b3eThu, 16 Apr 2020 19:37:03 +0000Michael Schulman writes about Alan Yang’s new film on Netflix, “Tigertail,” a fictionalized account of his parents’ journey from Taiwan to America.Culture / Culture DeskMovies, Netflix, Asian-AmericansMichael SchulmanThu, 16 Apr 2020 19:37:01 +0000Condé NastCulture Desk: Entertainment News, TV, Music, Art, and Theatre Reviews http://salpaus-kv.com/culture/culture-desk/never-rarely-sometimes-always-a-human-tale-of-reproductive-rights5e6a50981785a2000935d0c3Mon, 13 Apr 2020 17:33:09 +0000Naomi Fry speaks with the writer and director Eliza Hittman about her film “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” which tells the story of a teen-age girl who tries to get an abortion. Culture / Culture DeskMovie Review, Film, Abortion, Teen-Agers (Teenagers)Naomi FryMon, 13 Apr 2020 18:16:04 +0000Condé NastCulture Desk: Entertainment News, TV, Music, Art, and Theatre Reviews http://salpaus-kv.com/culture/culture-desk/a-memory-of-recklessness-in-the-face-of-disaster5e8f8f985dabe00008e1fa1aMon, 13 Apr 2020 15:55:08 +0000Saïd Sayrafiezadeh reflects on the reckless response of youth during the coronavirus pandemic and his own youthful sense of recklessness during a blizzard in 1993.Culture / Culture DeskNews / CoronavirusCoronavirus, Pandemics, Disasters, Reckless, Coronavirus Dispatches from a PandemicSaïd SayrafiezadehMon, 13 Apr 2020 15:55:06 +0000Condé Nast