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  • Genius at Work

    By Beit T'shuvah

    June 17, 2013 | 2:15 pm

    By Matt Shapiro

    I stood there, transfixed. In passing, it's just a cabinet; the placard on the wall shared that it was filled with notecards, written and organized by Stanley Kubrick, put together for a project that was never completed. Kubrick was fascinated by Napoleon and...

  • In Search of an Apple Genius

    By Ilana Angel

    June 7, 2012 | 11:18 pm

    Last week my iPhone 4S started to act up.  I’ve only had it for a few weeks so I was unclear what the problem was so I made an appointment at the Genius Bar of my local Apple store.  I went in and met with a genius.  By genius of course I mean he appeared to about 12 and does not...

  • Stories of Catastrophe, Domestic and Otherwise

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    May 11, 2010 | 11:56 am

    Last year, the MacArthur Foundation awarded a fellowship to Deborah Eisenberg in recognition of a body of work as a short-story writer that spans three decades.  The fellowship is commonly and rather crudely known as a “Genius Award.”  But we should always be pleased when a...

  • MacArthur Jews

    By Rob Eshman

    September 22, 2009 | 1:07 am

    The MacArthur Foundations released its list of recipients of this year’s MacArthur Grants, popularly known as the “genius grants.”

    The Foundation awards its 24 recipients $500,000 over 5 years in unrestricted funds to continue his or her work. Typically, as ADVERTISEMENT

  • Peter Cole receives MacArthur ‘genius award’ for poetry

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    January 10, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Poet, translator and publisher Peter Cole is among the 24 recipients of the 2007 MacArthur Foundation fellowships, or genius awards, as they are popularly known. The no-strings-attached award, honoring creativity, includes a $500,000 stipend that is paid quarterly over five years....