April 15, 2014

Do Jewish Men Postpone Death Until After Passover?
4:59 PM

dwindling number of American Jews will bother attending a Passover Seder this year—but some may postpone their own deaths to take part in one.

The Guardian and Washington Post Don't Deserve Pulitzers Just for Sparking a Debate
12:04 PM

The Post's NSA coverage has been the opposite of insightful.

Even Rebecca West Had Trouble Reading Henry James
11:52 AM

But she still got a lot of pleasure out of it.

April 14, 2014

April 13, 2014

The Definitive List of Everyone in Westeros Who Wanted That Character Dead
Game of Thrones' most hated character finally got what he deserved
10:28 PM

Who's responsible? 

Four Years Later
The heartbreaking failure of Haiti's recovery
8:00 PM

Four years after an earthquake killed more than 200,000, here's what life in the country looks like today.

April 12, 2014

Matthew Weiner Is Overrated
The 'Mad Men' auteur's false advertising
8:00 PM

 It’s not that “Mad Men” is bad. It’s just not nearly as good as most people say it is. 

April 11, 2014

How Kafka Actually Lived
He did not transcend his Jewishness, no matter what Updike claimed
8:00 PM

Kafka did not transcend his Jewishness, no matter what Updike claimed.