Category: Misc

Fun with Fake Scholarship

Fun with Fake Scholarship

Currently trending on Twitter: parody paper titles for the American Musicological Society’s Annual Meeting. Reported by Kevin Clark on New Music Box and apparently set off by Alex Ross’ blog. To join in, just...

Tropical Storm Irene does Walk of Shame

Tropical Storm Irene does Walk of Shame

A subdued and embarrassed-looking Tropical Storm Irene was spotted leaving New York City this morning. The storm was missing her high heels and still wearing last night’s clothes, and looking considerably worse for the...

More on Longy

More on Longy

The Longy School of Music’s merger with Bard College, announced last June, was a bit of a surprise to the classical music world in (Greater) Boston. Inside Higher Education has a piece that provides...

To Google or not to Google your Ex

To Google or not to Google your Ex

The New York Times’ Modern Love column has an interesting piece on Googling ex-boyfriends and the perils of overexposing one’s self via social media. It’s not everyone’s favorite-named Congressman, but it is a cautionary...