Posts Tagged ‘The New Yorker’

Jonah Lehrer’s Downfall: Life Far More Interesting With Real-Life Complications

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, NY Press Exclusive

by Alissa Fleck Journalist and self-proclaimed Bob Dylan obsessive Michael C. Moynihan read Jonah Lehrer’s Imagine: How Creativity Works and realized something was not right. This skepticism ultimately resulted in Lehrer’s outing as a fraud—an inventor and tinkerer of material when it was convenient, when it suited his thesis. Many praised the book’s genius from [&hellip
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High Society Party for the Birds

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town

Last Tuesday night, over 250 bird lovers crowded into the Vanderbilt Mansion on East 93rd Street to give their attention and dollars to New York City’s first wildlife rehabilitation center, The Wild Bird Fund. Men and women dressed in suits and sequined sweaters munched on vegetarian hors d’oeuvres and mingled with turtles, a snake, a [&hellip
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