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Where Comedy Meets Mental Illness

Comedian Maria Bamford skips down the street while stealing balloons and shouting, “I feel French!” Soon thereafter, she coos to the camera, in a shampoo-commercial voice, those corny cliches you might read on the bottom of a yogurt top or inside the discarded wrapper of

A Glimpse Into the Future of Music

The March 13 issue of The New York Times Magazine is in spectacular form with an entire installment devoted to 25 songs that – their title – tell us where music is going. It’s a mix of tunes that’s as eclectic as it is encyclopedic,