Twitter can’t separate verification from validation

2016 was a dumpster fire of a year for Twitter. Abusive language and toxic interaction became the norm across the microblogging site as it saw a dramatic rise in activity from users on the far right and their crystallization into the alt-right moveme…

ArtsBeat: Steve Martin Composing New Music for Shakespeare in the Park, Because He Can

Steve Martin — who, when he is not writing, acting or tweeting, is also an accomplished banjo player — will write new music to be performed by a live bluegrass band for the Shakespeare in the Park production of “As You Like It.”