Culture

April 23, 2015

The Man Who Recorded Walter Scott's Death Deserves to Be Paid

The risks are real, and protections are few. 

April 22, 2015

Fashion Failure
Making sense of the spectacular collapse of two of fashion’s best-known bad boys
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Making sense of the spectacular collapse of two of fashion’s best-known bad boys.

Stigma and Poverty Make HIV/AIDS Deadlier in the Deep South

Stigma and poverty drive poorer health outcomes, especially in the case of HIV/AIDS.

Living Alone as Feminist Empowerment
Kate Bolick's 'Spinster' tackles the gender divide in single life

We talk about it so differently.

April 21, 2015

Why Are Climate Change Docs So Boring? Because It Works.

Climate change has all the raw ingredients of our most terrifying post-apocalyptic nightmares. So why are so many climate change films hit or miss?

The English Channel
Imperial nostalgia invades American television
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British television is indulging in a vast, slow spasm of nostalgia.

"You Won’t Find Anything. It’s All Been Destroyed.”
A new documentary on the Khmer Rouge resurrects a lost Cambodia.

Under Pol Pot's reign an entire culture was destroyed—never seen again, until now. 

Why Do We Love Batman But Hate Superman?
"Sure let's cheer on the billionaire as he beats down the poor farm guy who grew up feeling othered."
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"Sure let's cheer on the billionaire as he beats down the poor farm guy who grew up feeling othered."

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