Weekend Bites: Art After Occupy, Samuel Beckett’s Birthday, Matthew Specktor’s Playlist, Jessica Francis Kane, and More

Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett was born on April 13th, 1906. Since this is his birthday weekend, here’s a video of puppets doing Waiting for Godot.

Matthew Specktor gives us a playlist for American Dream Machine.

Jessica Francis Kane talks with Matthew Birnbaum at VQR.

Want to read an interview with James Wood? Of course you do!

“Crabapple’s work and story is not just about infusing politics into visual art; she represents an alternative to the mechanism through which many young artists today find success.” – Maud Newton on Molly Crabapple, and how Occupy changed contemporary art. Crabapple’s Shell Game opened yesterday at the Smart Clothes Gallery.

Shane Smith and Tom Freston talk about Vice being worth billions of dollars.

Want to check out the New York Marble Cemetery? 

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