New works alter his image as a disinterested aesthete
A newly translated play and a new biography alter his image as a disinterested aesthete.
Roger Ailes wanted a friendly biography. Zev Chafets was just the man for the job.
Roger Ailes wanted a friendly biography. Author Zev Chafets was the man for the job.
He's not a bleeding heart, but... Ailes suffered from hemophilia and almost died after he bit his tongue as a pre-schooler. His father rushed him to a hospital sixty miles away. Chafets writes: "Bob Ailes’s coworkers from Packard came to the clinic to donate blood. 'Always remember,' Bob Ailes told his son, 'you’ve got blue collar in your veins.'" (page 9)
Howard Zinn's influential mutilations of American history
Howard Zinn copied, pasted, and simplified his way to A People's History of the United States. The rest of his scholarship wasn't much better.
Just what did he know about AIG and Citigroup. Plus: What about those F-Bombs?
Two former U.S. officials make the case for accommodation
How did two former members of the National Security Council come to support a repressive theocracy?
Touré's new book claims that Prince was little more than a pied piper for evangelical Christianity.
How we inflated the idea of anxiety
Are our stress-levels rising? Or are we just finding new ways to talk about them?
How Margaret Fuller Changed American Feminism
Margaret Fuller’s early death meant she never got to see the promised land.