July 04, 2014

Wagner's Anti-Semitism Still Matters
8:00 PM

It helped define European anti-Semitism, especially when it came to Jewish music

Ten Reasons Why Baseball Is Better than Soccer
4:04 PM

Ten reasons why baseball is better than soccer.

A Wonderful Tournament—But Just How Good Are Brazil, or the Rest?

Reflections, predictions, and the latest Suarez affair

Henry Fairlie on What Europeans Thought of Our Revolution
12:00 AM

It really was a shot heard round the world.

July 03, 2014

The Dangerous Lies We Tell About America's Founding

No, the American Revolution didn't begin with the "shot heard round the world." The facts matter.

Revival Revival
8:00 PM

What explains all the attention that mid-century Blues obsessives are getting lately?

Historians Fought About World War I the Moment It Began. They're Still Fighting.
8:00 PM

From almost the opening shot, the Great War has been fought over by historians wishing to interpret and understand what happened and why. Their conflict is not over yet.

The Limits of Human Domination, in the American West and Beyond

A photographic survey of the many facets of human relationships to the land.

France-Germany Preview: Per Mertesacker Has a Cold
3:14 PM

The two most complete teams in the World Cup meet in Friday's first quarterfinal

“So We Were on This Beach . . .”
2:36 PM

No matter what we do in our lives, we’ll end up as old geezers who no one wants to listen to