Big Brother

The TV Shows That Prepared Us for the NSA Scandal
Assessing a decade of surveillance television
June 13, 2013

If the details of the NSA scandal have seemed eerily familiar, perhaps it’s because TV drama has been playing out similar scenarios for years.

PRISM: Scary Program, Unlikely Logo
What the NSA owes Pink Floyd
June 13, 2013

Someone at the National Security Agency is apparently a Pink Floyd fan.

Show Me the Memo
Obama should share his legal justification for collecting Verizon's phone records
June 06, 2013

Obama should share his legal justification for collecting Verizon's phone records.

Separating Fat from Fiction
A novel takes on the social issue du jour
June 04, 2013

The tricky problem of the obese character.

Realities
March 27, 2013

After the title Reality, the next thing we see is a gilded carriage drawn by two white horses rolling through the Italian countryside. Soon it turns in through huge gates opened by servants in eighteenth-century costume.