Posts Tagged: Domino

A Subtlety of 'A Subtlety'

Last week, I went with a friend to see A Subtlety: or the Marvelous Sugar Baby: an Homage to the unpaid and overworked Artisans who have refined our Sweet tastes from the cane fields to the Kitchens of the New World on the Occasion of the demolition of the Domino Sugar Refining Plant, the installation by Kara Walker that will close after this weekend, following an eight-week run. When we left, I asked my friend what he thought. “Well, it’s all over Instagram,” he said. “So it’s pretty much what I expected.”

Reviews of Walker’s installation have tended to focus on a few themes: Gender and sexuality is [...]


Five Ways Ben Affleck Interviews Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn!

Tom Scocca: OK, so my September copy of Glamour arrived the other day.

Choire Sicha: You know what I'm going to ask you, right?

Tom Scocca: Are you going to ask me why I get Glamour magazine?

Choire Sicha: Okay yes that!

Tom Scocca: According to the sheet of paper enclosed with a previous copy, I am getting Glamour magazine to make up for the cancellation of my Domino subscription. This is a fine explanation except for the fact that I never had a subscription to Domino.