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Ted Gioia
Ted Gioia writes on music, literature & pop culture. Author of 10 books including The History of Jazz, Delta Blues, and How to Listen to Jazz.
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Ted Gioia 15m
From the : "Why hasn't Sofia Coppola gotten the respect an auteur deserves?"
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Ted Gioia 32m
R. Kelly's lawyer steps to the artist's defense, comparing his client to Ludwig van Beethoven, Leo Tolstoy, Thomas Edison and Elon Musk.
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Ted Gioia 49m
Does Google Translate prove the validity of Wittgenstein's theory of language?
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Sixth Tone 14h
A Chinese schoolgirl bought a writing robot for 800 yuan ($120) to write her homework. "This is too deceptive. If you don't look closely, it's hard to distinguish what's real," her mother yelled at the robot after figuring it out.
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NYT Media Feb 18
"Roma" cost $15 million to make. Netflix has spent almost double that to boost its Oscar chances.
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Ted Gioia 7h
Thousands of Brooklynites sign petition to honor jazz drummer Max Roach, who grew up in Bed-Stuy, with his own street.
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Christian Kiefer 🌓 10h
Sorry to ask, friends, but we could use some tangible real help as we're running out of money in a hurry. Please share as you will. ❤️
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Ted Gioia 10h
I can tell that’s Sonny next to her—just from the pants-shirt color coordination.
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Ted Gioia 18h
Replying to @CasparMelville
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NPR Music 18h
Mavis Staples () is one of America's defining voices. Hear lots of stories and legendary songs on today's session.
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Ted Gioia 18h
“Gosh, did we forget to mention that we’re bugging your home?”
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Ted Gioia 19h
Replying to @CaptainDecoy
I left out fiction, but On the Road probably deserves inclusion. Also this peculiar novel by Jan Morris.
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Ted Gioia 21h
My favorite travel books: Bruce Chatwin—The Songlines Mungo Park—Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa Mary McCarthy—The Stones of Florence Mark Twain—Life on the Mississippi Hunter S. Thompson—Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Claude Lévi-Strauss—Tristes Tropiques
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Ted Gioia 22h
In search of Isaiah Berlin.
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Ted Gioia 22h
A very fine poster—kind of a throwback to the jazz-meets-abstract-art vibe of the 1950s.
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U.S. Postal Service Feb 19
Dear Music Fans - We’re honoring Marvin Gaye, the “Prince of Soul”, on our newest stamp. Shown here at the legendary , where Gaye performed, our stamp features his portrait inspired by historic photos. Stay tuned for the pre-order date!
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Ted Gioia 22h
Today's new music recommendation: Do yourself a favor and listen to 'I'm Not Getting Any Taller', a new album from Daisy the Great. I'm loving this music—a kind of acoustic punk pop (with a dose of folk music) for two voices.
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Ted Gioia 22h
Half of university scientists leave academic life within 5 years.
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Ted Gioia 24h
Silicon Valley has a new definition of 'musicologist'.
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Ted Gioia Feb 20
How Chinese novelists are reimagining science fiction.
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