Culture

July 30, 2014

How Ronald Reagan Rode America's Delusions to the White House
8:00 PM

Did Ronald Reagan unite the nation by dividing it? 

Retire the Dead Presidents and Put These Women on Our Nation's Currency

Why does our currency only feature dead white men? It's time for a change. 

James Franco's Utterly Misguided Adaptation of Cormac McCarthy
4:20 PM

What happens when a selfie-addicted celebrity takes on the darkest of American masters?

Skin Cancer Is Skyrocketing in America—and Men Have It Worse

The Surgeon General's report will have you running for shade.

Ira Glass Is a Philistine for Saying Shakespeare Sucks, But He's in Good Company
12:28 PM

There's a long list of famous writers (Tolstoy!) who insulted Shakespeare's work.

July 29, 2014

Making Money Shouldn't Be the Purpose of a College Education
12:45 PM

Money magazine's college rankings are the most pernicious yet.

July 28, 2014

An Attack on the Ivy League Is an Attack on Meritocracy Itself
8:00 PM

Ivy League schools tend to reward values and ideals that Americans would do well to rally behind.

Who Killed This Woman?

Her husband, father, or brothers? The mysterious story of one brutal honor killing in Pakistan.

Can World of Warcraft Save Higher Education?
1:29 PM

Is World of Warcraft really the key to keeping students interested?

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