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Clara Bow appeared in 58 films in just over a decade. John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images

Taylor Swift’s homage to Clara Bow

The star of the 1920s silver screen who appears on Taylor Swift’s new album abruptly left Hollywood at the height of her success – a middle finger to the men whom she had made rich and powerful.
Sales of vinyl records continued to increase in 2023 – decades after the LP’s death was forecast by music experts. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

The triumph of vinyl: Vintage is back as LP sales continue to skyrocket

Vinyl’s unlikely comeback story is linked to a combination of slick marketing, claims of superior sound, its polysensorial character and how it evokes nostalgia to construct and reconstitute memory.
An illustration from Christine de Pizan’s ‘The Book of the City of Ladies.’ Fine Art Images/Heritage Images via Getty Images

Centuries after Christine de Pizan wrote a book railing against misogyny, Taylor Swift is building her own ‘City of Ladies’

By compiling stories about the accomplishments of women, Christine set out to build an allegorical city where women and their achievements would be safe from sexist insults and slander.

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