Jeet Heer
Senior Editor

Ted Cruz Isn't Wrong to Call Watchmen's Rorschach a Hero
July 27, 2015

The character is the moral center of the comics book, rather than a satire of right-wing superheroes.

Conservatives Are Holding a Conversation About Race
July 26, 2015

An ugly term—“cuckservative”—crystallizes a Republican Party crisis.

E.L. Doctorow's Novels About American History Changed the Future of Fiction
July 22, 2015

Doctorow was more than a fiction writer. He was a bridge to an older America.

The Limits of Gawkerism
July 21, 2015

Can the website’s ideology survive its worst crisis yet?

Did Gawker Decide to Stop Being Gawker?
July 17, 2015

Tabloid journalism has more complicated roots than the simple pursuit of viral content.

Stop Making Superhero Movies Just for Grown-Ups
July 16, 2015

'Batman v Superman' and 'Suicide Squad' are everything that's wrong with the genre today.

Drawn + Quarterly Comics Enters a New Era
July 08, 2015

The company turned comic books into art.

Why Is Bill Kristol Embracing Confederate Nostalgia?
July 07, 2015

After all, neoconservatives historically have been hostile to Southern traditionalism.

Clarence Thomas Deserves Criticism. Just Leave His Race Out of It.
July 06, 2015

George Takei’s “blackface” remark reflects a broader problem with liberal attacks on the reactionary justice.

The KKK Understands Exactly What the Confederate Flag Symbolizes: White Power
July 01, 2015

The rally planned for South Carolina’s capitol settles this debate.

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