Top Ten for October 1, 2021

Review of a 1989 Jasper Johns exhibition by William H Gass, Jerry Saltz on Johns, also Redo an Eye, the monograph which accompanies Johns’ catalogue raisonné

Dover Quartet playing Beethoven – a revelation

As More Workers Go Solo, the Software Stack Is the New Firm

The new Foundation adaptation – there's also an excellent 1973 BBC radio adaptation which hews a lot closer to the books

Lyman Woodard special on NTS

Why everything is becoming a subscription

Barbados PM at the UN speaking for everyone left out of the First World

Taylor Ho Bynum on the new Seattle Love Supreme

Seeing so many divisive binaries in the world – opinions, political parties – makes me wish Brian Eno's 'axis thinking' became a common heuristic (also: review of The Scout Mindset which exhorts us all to be good Bayesians)

Mitchell & Webb – Identity Theft and Dr. Glaucomflecken – Who Do You Work For