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Producer Jeff Schaffer sits between star Larry David (left) and another cast member on the “Curb Your Enthusiasm” set.

Jeff Schaffer (in the center) on the set of Curb Your Enthusiasm with its star, Larry David, and fellow cast members

Photograph by John P. Johnson/HBO

Arts

TV writer and producer Jeff Schaffer on how to be funny

12.7.20

In Harvard Yard, workers unload gigantic heads of lettuce and other greens from a truck prominently labeled United Farm Workers as students celebrate the University's decision to support the union workers by buying only UFW-certified produce.

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

November-December 2020

Bill Keenan and Trevor Gretzky

Bill Keenan with actor Trevor Gretzky on the set of Odd Man Rush.

Bill Keenan ’09 brings his first book onto the screen. 

8.28.20

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20

A still image from the film, This is Love, showing Rudy Love in shadowed profile

InThis is Love,filmmakers John Alexander and JC Guest document Rudy Love’s scattered, euphoric, tumultuous life.

Image courtesy of The Love Story LLC

John Alexander follows the ups and downs of funk musician Rudy Love.

May-June 2020

A possible film about cardiologist Paul Dudley White

March-April 2020

German author Karl May dressed as his Old West hero, Old Shatterhand

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(1 of 5) Iconography of an author: Karl May as his famous character Old Shatterhand, with silver rifle (ca. 1900)

Photograph by Ullstein bild Dtl./Contributor/Getty Images

Brief life of a myth-making writer: 1842-1912

March-April 2020

Side-by-side portraits of Joshuah Campbell and Gabe Fox-Peck

Movie music-makers Joshuah Campbell (left) and Gabe Fox-Peck

Photographs courtesy of Joshuah Campbell and Gabe Fox-Peck

An Oscar-nominated collaboration

2.7.20

Ben Zauzmer

Ben Zauzmer—a titan in the world of Oscars analytics
Photograph courtesy of Ben Zauzmer

Ben Zauzmer '15 tackles Oscars predictions, with math. 

2.5.20