Culture

February 16, 2014

From the Stacks: “Chicks and Chuckles”
12:00 AM

An acute anthropology of the New York City striver.

February 15, 2014

The Armory Show Made Modern Art Something You Love to Hate
Against the cult of novelty
8:00 PM

100 years ago, the cult of novelty was born. 

'Liv and Ingmar': Great Filmmakers, Bad Lovers
But did the films need the lovemaking?
8:00 PM

Liv Ullmann's relationship with Ingmar Bergman collapsed after only four years. Why did they keep making great movies together?

Apparently Having an Opinion about Sex Is Now a Taboo
Maybe, possibly, there’s something wrong with your idea of what is sexy.
12:00 AM

Jesse Bering's new book, Perv, puts forward a rigidly harm-reduction approach to sexual morality (although at times his theories seem to be proposing the normalisation of child abuse images). But tolerance alone isn't enough.

February 14, 2014

ADHD Does Not Exist
2:27 PM

An illness cannot be defined by it's symptoms, but for decades, that's what's happened.

The Shocking Death in 'House of Cards' Season Two Reveals the Show's Biggest Flaw
3:00 AM

This explosive plot development in season two is House of Cards at its worst.

February 13, 2014

Death to Cupid
Love is not "all you need." Far from it.
8:00 PM

Boycott Valentine's Day and end our nation's obsession with romantic love.

Meet the Astronaut with the World's Best Collection of Outer Space Photographs
8:00 PM

Don Petit has spent over a year in outer space and amassed thousands of pictures.

What Experimental Psychology Can Reveal About Chris Christie's Hypocrisy
8:52 AM

Experimental psychology can explain Chris Christie's hypocrisy.

February 12, 2014

Chris Christie’s Machine Politics Family Tree
Meet the men and women who run New Jersey
10:15 PM

Meet the men and women who run New Jersey

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