November 16, 2013
When Religion Had a Mind
All religions have one thing in common: philosophy.
November 15, 2013
What happened at Manhattan's Zen Studies Society?
He already has a show: the daily news.
The D.C. political paper produces a magazine. Critics pounce.
Seeking laughs with a surprisingly conservative sitcom
An early look at one of America's most beloved painters.
November 14, 2013
It’s as hard to keep a longform television narrative going as it is to raise a child. Sometimes shorter forms are tempting, with old-hat conventions like climax and closure.
On last night’s "The Daily Show," host Jon Stewart interviewed the excellent comedy duo Key and Peele, whose show on Comedy Central is one of the slyest, strangest treatments of race on TV.
In the November 25th issue of the magazine, I wrote about the spectacle of Piers Morgan's gun control crusade, which required watching a brain-melting number of hours of Morgan's CNN show.