Culture

May 23, 2015

The Philosopher Novelist
8:00 PM

Milan Kundera's latest novel becomes a “hymn to insignificance,” an ode to the ephemera of personal and political life.

How to Write About Fashion
September 7, 1974
12:00 PM

Fashion writing is a funny business. Nestled next to lavish ads, it can’t easily say what it really thinks.

May 22, 2015

Pauline Kael's First Film Review for The New Republic
'Godard Among the Gangsters,' September 10, 1966
8:00 PM

Kael embraced the upstarts who would come to be known as the French New Wave.

The Rites of Spring: Why College Commencement Continues to Matter
12:16 PM

It’s an annual ritual, but commencement still has value.

May 21, 2015

Does Color Even Exist?
What you see is only what you see
8:00 PM

What you see is only what you see.

How the Gay Rights Canvassing Study Fell Apart
5:53 PM

Here's how the study unraveled. 

Marriage Is Evolving. The 'Primates of Park Avenue’ Aren’t.

For many Americans, marriage simply isn't the central institution it once was. 

Critics Shouldn't Have to Cover ‘Game of Thrones’ If They Don’t Want To
11:51 AM

Critics shouldn't bow to Game of Thrones or marketing pressure.

May 20, 2015

The Culture of Criticism
What do we owe the Enlightenment?
8:00 PM

What do we owe the Enlightenment?

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