Culture

March 02, 2015

Let’s Really Be Friends
A defense of online intimacy
8:00 PM

A defense of online intimacy.

Will Free Agency Destroy Major League Soccer?
7:57 PM

If the NFL, MLB, and NBA are any indication, the answer is no.

Planes, Frames and Automobiles
2:02 PM

The latest entry in a genre of photography in which actual events look like special effects from movies. 

What Leonard Nimoy Meant to My Nerdy Mother in 1970s Texas

Star Trek and Leonard Nimoy's Spock made all of us a little more human.

March 01, 2015

Fear of a Radical Pope
The conservative struggle for the future (and past) of the Catholic church

The conservative struggle for the future (and past) of the Catholic church.

Working on the Race Beat
The future of racial coverage at The New York Times and elsewhere
7:00 PM

The future of racial coverage at The New York Times and elsewhere.

February 28, 2015

What the West Got Wrong About Sex Education

It was too hot to handle—but not hot enough for students.

Black Storytellers Matter
Why it's important that August Wilson spoke about the black experience
11:00 AM

A new documentary about playwright August Wilson evokes personal memories for a writer with shared Pittsburgh roots.

February 27, 2015

Why Leonard Nimoy Came to Embrace His Long, Prosperous Life as Spock
10:04 PM

Several thousand actors have played Hamlet. Meanwhile, there will always be one true Spock.

The Islamic State Is Losing Iraq
A report from the war-torn country
10:00 PM

A report from the war-torn country.

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