March 2, 2015
Mamoru Samuragochi’s story hit all the right notes: a deaf genius whose music inspired a nation. But the “Japanese Beethoven” wasn’t who he seemed.
A defense of online intimacy.
On language and class at the copy desk.
Mindfulness mantras are the latest tool of corporate control.
The documentary criticizes the country's air pollution.
They're more worried about her campaign chair, it seems.
They should be more honest with the Court.
The latest entry in a genre of photography in which actual events look like special effects from movies.
In Russia, publicly opposing Putin is still incredibly dangerous.
And yet, most U.S. states have exemptions for parents who withhold medical care on religious grounds.
Chattanooga, Tennessee's internet is faster and cheaper than yours—and will remain that way.
Star Trek and Leonard Nimoy's Spock made all of us a little more human.
March 1, 2015
It's not ideal, but it might be his only option.
The conservative struggle for the future (and past) of the Catholic church.
The future of racial coverage at The New York Times and elsewhere.
February 28, 2015
It was too hot to handle—but not hot enough for students.
"There is certainly nothing wrong with being a gay conservative," says Log Cabin's executive director.
A new documentary about playwright August Wilson evokes personal memories for a writer with shared Pittsburgh roots.
February 27, 2015
Several thousand actors have played Hamlet. Meanwhile, there will always be one true Spock.
A report from the war-torn country.
That's trickier than it sounds.
Can conservatives reach an increasingly liberal generation?
No, children raised by gay parents aren't more likely to have emotional issues.
A dispatch from CPAC, a conference of climate deniers.