May 11, 2014

'The Admission': an Israeli Play Worth Seeing
But a right-wing group doesn't want anyone to see it
4:45 PM

An Israeli play, "The Admission," survives the attempt to censor it in Washington DC.

May 10, 2014

Ninety-Six People Were Crushed to Death at a Soccer Game in 1989
The sport was changed forever
8:00 PM

The sport was changed forever. 

May 09, 2014

John Updike: Tedious Suburbanite, Literary Great
An argument

Duking it out over the writer

May 08, 2014

Politics Is Made Personal in Michael Cunningham's New Novel
8:00 PM

In Michael Cunningham’s luminous new novel, The Snow Queen, politics is backdrop.

The Eerie Beauty of Iceland's Tundra
2:32 PM

If David Lynch moved to Iceland, he might produce photography like this.

Gustave Flaubert Was Not A Realist

Despite what you may have been taught. 

May 07, 2014

Monica Lewinsky Is the Perfect Person to Kick Off the Conversation About Hillary Clinton's Presidency
11:59 PM

The story of the affair is the story of women in the United States: marginalized, sexualized, and pitted against each other.

J Street's Rejection Is a Scandal
8:00 PM

The exclusion of an opinion is not a refutation of it.