New York Television Festival channels the Sundance spirit, letting independent producers screen finished pilots, in hopes of landing network deals. Amid the sea of sit-coms and reality shows, watch for the premiere of TEDster Steve Rosenbaum’s Inside the Bubble, a controversial documentary chronicling the self-destruction of the Kerry campaign. Advance coverage on Wonkette has the Beltway talking.
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A fantastical interpretation of the earth’s formation: Science and surreality meet in Miwa Matreyek’s new performance
In the opening of Miwa Matreyek’s TED performance, a pair of shadowy hands wave over a plate, and an apple halves itself. From there, goldfish swirl around the plate, before morphing into birds and flying away. For the first minute, you think you are watching video — an intricate blend of real-life footage and animation. […]
Writer Elaine Morgan has died at age 92. Perhaps best known for her book The Descent of Woman, at TEDGlobal 2009 she made her case for the “aquatic ape hypothesis” — an admittedly non-standard idea about human origins. Earlier this year, in The Guardian, Erika Milam offered a compelling new take on Morgan’s place in […]