Culture

March 24, 2015

Don't Fall in Love 10,000 Miles From Home
10:00 PM

Throw pillows don’t offer advice on where to go when the things dearest to your heart—your given family, your chosen family, your work—are all in different places. 

A Half-Baked Homage to Nicholson Baker
First the 'autobiographical novel,' now 'autobiographical criticism.'
8:00 PM

Critcism that is as much about the act of writing as the book.

Mom Jeans Are Back. It's About Time.
1:21 PM

Good riddance, skinny jeans!

A Poet Turned Michael Brown's Autopsy Report Into Click-Bait as Performance Art
12:41 PM

How should we think about Kenneth Goldsmith's poetic remixes? 

March 23, 2015

Don't Blame Students for Being Hypersensitive. Blame Colleges.

Colleges are selling the campus itself as a "safe space."

What Netanyahu Will Say About Arabs 9,738 Days From Now
1:11 PM

Walking back his pre-election comments for years to come.

Uber's Plan to Employ More Female Drivers Won't Empower Women
Their failed partnership with UN Women was flawed to begin with
11:34 AM

The ridesharing giant's failed partnership with UN Women was flawed to begin with.

March 22, 2015

Writing About His Impending Death Has Given Clive James's Poetry New Life
8:00 PM

His latest colleciton of essays, Poetry Notebook, is a masterful argument for the importance of poetry. 

March 20, 2015

A Modern Woman's Burden
How much does egg-freezing technology help delay reproduction?
12:00 AM

Fertility is fraught. 

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