As discussed recently on In Search of the Cool, I quite enjoy art books. Also, photography. Of the latter, my favorite artists tend to be those who photograph humans and human environments without gloss, in all their imperfect perfection, using light and composition to create beautiful portraits of things and moments that might otherwise go [...]
In his quest to seek out the cool stuff, our blogger Jeremy Freed discovers a book of vintage photos, which provides a unique visual of Halloweens of the past and has an interesting connection to a British musician.
The best-selling novelist discusses her new book Goddess of Vengeance and shares the real-life horror that brought her face-to-face with an Uzi.
The Basketball Hall of Famer and author of West by West discusses the current NBA work stoppage, as well as his personal journey and the death of his brother.
The law professor reflects on the 20 years since her controversial testimony in Justice Thomas’ confirmation hearings and shares what she makes of the changes to the Supreme Court in the last two decades.
Multiple Grammy winner shares the backstory of his hit song “Le Freak” and talks about award-winning songs that he produced for Diana Ross and Madonna.
The controversial athlete explains why politics has an undeniable place in the Olympic Games and discusses his Black power salute after his ’68 medal-winning performance.
The author of Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon offers his take on the current immigration debate in the U.S.
Demos senior fellow and Black Tuesday author explains how similar America’s current economic climate is to the period after the Great Depression and shares what scares her most about those similarities.
The author of Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World discusses the European debt crisis, describes what he feels are the problems with the euro and explains how the U.S. is impacted by the crisis.