Britten’s BoysA new biography explores the music of Benjamin Britten, but does it give short shrift to the composer’s infatuation with the underage?
Quiet RiotA new biography of 4’33” composer John Cage explores the role Zen played in his playful, revolutionary art.
Be a B+ Coffee SnobIt’s possible to care about how your coffee tastes without making your whole life about coffee.
The Perfect Classical Music AppEsa-Pekka Salonen’s The Orchestra puts the Philharmonia on your iPad—in very clever ways.
TODAY IN SLATE
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.
Forget Oculus Rift This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis. Don’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.