Bulgarian filmmaker Stephan Komandarev discusses his 2017 film Directions, explains his gravitation towards fiction film as opposed to documentaries, and expresses his optimism for the future of Bulgarian films.
Bloomberg Businessweek profiles PrezBo in a new light. (Bloomberg) A blind Chinese blind rights activist escapes “extralegal” house arrest in his rural village; American embassy may or may not be harboring him. (NYT) Ronald Breslow, author of space dinosaurs, is being accused of self-plagiarism; he denies everything. (Nature) Some rich alumnus who credits Columbia with […]
For those mystified by Low’s new, blue lighting and accompanying bagpipe soundtrack, the effects are there in honor of tonight’s Alexander Hamilton Dinner. During the dinner the Columbia College Alumni Association awards the Alexander Hamilton Medal to “a member of the Columbia community for distinguished service to Columbia College and accomplishment in any field of endeavor.” This year, the […]
Bwog’s Color Wheel Checker Rebecca Newman reports from Glass House Rocks, Columbia’s closest approximation of a middle school dance. Lerner Hall was turned into a veritable jukebox last night in tune with this year’s theme for the annual Glass House Rocks party, Glass House Rocks and Rolls. If you didn’t already know the theme, the […]
If you happened to take your eyes off your iPhone as you were trotting down College Walk this evening, you may have noticed an ominous orange glow emanating from Low: Fear not — Low has not become a factory for Fear and Strange Smoke (at least, not any more than usual). It’s the annual Alexander […]