Culture

October 20, 2014

My Solution to the Brunch Wars: Eggs for Dinner
10:00 PM

You could be having MUCH better meals on your weekend.

America's Most Elusive Military Hero Finally Gets His Due
Even his heroism was somehow private
8:00 PM

Even his heroism was private. 

October 19, 2014

No Author Is Too Good for Her Amazon Critics
11:56 PM

It's time to come to terms with publishing in 2014. Everyone is a critic. Everyone’s got a soapbox. 

Marilynne Robinson Is Proof That Fiction Hasn't Lost Its Faith
8:00 PM

Marilynne Robinson is one of the great religious novelists, not only of our age, but any age.

Forcing Frats to Go Co-Ed Won't Fix Them
A solution in search of a constituency
8:00 PM

At least at Trinity College, she doesn't exist. And that's a problem for Greek system reformers. 

October 18, 2014

October 17, 2014

How Martin Scorsese Created the Modern Masculine Ideal
8:00 PM

If masculinity were a product, then Italian-American masculinity—florid, violent, hungry for respect, as thin-skinned as Italian sausage—would be the brand leader, thanks to the movies.

Curators as Kissingers: Can Museums Repair Diplomatic Relations?
8:00 PM

Art can often reach places that politics cannot.

Can Science Fiction Writers Predict Technology’s Future?

Should science fiction writers be sending their first drafts to the patent office?

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