First Couple: Nancy Reagan stood by her man.
Our editors are a diverse lot and are constantly perusing a long and broad list of publications and sites. Fashion? Art? Architecture? Culinary studies? Semantics? In What We’re Reading, PaperCity shares the wealth.
Nancy Reagan has passed away, aged 94. She was a stylish First Lady who protected her husband, President Ronald Reagan, before and during his struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Read about her legacy here.
Annie Dillard is still alive. The author of brilliant essays and books — including an undisputed classic, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek — was required reading for students and writers for a long time, but now she’s known for something else: her absence.
He was a giant, in more ways than one, a larger-than-life figure who changed the way we think about drama, the stage, the big screen, and the auteur. I have a feeling that if mankind is around 1,000 years from now we’ll still be talking about the creator of Citizen Kane, and rightfully so. Click here for some current thought on Orson Welles.
Banksy unmasked?!?! Many theories abound as to the identity of the infamous graffiti artist, but he/she has managed to remain anonymous. But science is getting closer. Here’s a look at the process.
Finally, back to Nancy Reagan. She was, of course, heavily involved in fashion, and made sure that the White House was a place of elegance during her time there. Let’s go back and recall some of her sartorial choices.