Maurice Sendak

Upside-down ice fishing, where to go skinny dipping and a room exploded with stickers—highlights from the web this week

If you weren’t already in love with Maurice Sendak from his masterful work, Where the Wild Things Are, you’re likely to fall once you watch his interview at home. Speaking on the need for ferocity and irreverence in art, and pausing, sweetly, to pet his dog, the 89-year-old illustrator shares his answer to requests over the years to do a WTWA sequel—”I’m not a whore”—while rejecting common notions of money and fame in the creative world.