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Events

Lecture Focuses on Jewish Jokes

At a talk on Jewish humor Wednesday, Visiting Lecturer on Jewish Studies Jordan D. Finkin said the cultural phenomenon of jokes is ingrained in the Jewish identity.

Visual Arts

Goddess of Love Gracefully Treated

The MFA honors Aphrodite with a varied yet cohesive collection.

Books

Hip Not Hipster: McSweeney’s Editors Deliver a Funny Talk

Two McSweeney’s editors share comic stories from their careers.

Music

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah’s Odes to Joy

On “Hysterical,” however, the lead singer Alec Ounsworth’s distinctive vocals and lyrics have evolved. The band proves as adept as ever at conjuring a joyful swarm of summertime melodies and sweeping instrumentals that are more peppy than the occasionally lugubrious and unfocused mess of “Some Loud Thunder.”

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression

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Saudade, or Nostalgia