Meredith Ansell

May 5, 2013
Hugh Laurie

A House for Pip

I just saw the trailer for the movie adaptation of Llyod Jones’ 2006 novel, Mr. Pip. The film starring Hugh Laurie of House fame will be released in October. Yes, trailers are supposed to whet the moviegoer’s appetite. You never know what the final product will look like. But I […]
April 30, 2013
Kevin Kelly

The Period of Awesomeness

Kevin Kelly is one of Wired Magazine’s great scribes. Recently, he went on a photo journalistic walkabout in San Francisco’s booming SoMa (South of Market) start up quarter. The neighborhood is a honeycomb of now trendy warehouses and lofts, the perfect work and design space for young paradigm shifters. Kelly […]
April 28, 2013
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lauder’s Legacy

Who knew that Leonard Lauder’s donation of $131 million to the Whitney Museum of American Art was just a warm up act? The main event: Giving his prized private collection of Cubist art to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The gift is estimated to be worth $1 […]