May 27, 2014
“There’s this totally false pretense that an IQ of 70 is the same in different time periods, but the conversion of raw scores isn’t stable over time.”
The Welshmen is the one player who would have made the tournament more interesting.
American cinema has too long glossed over the reality of the huddled masses.
May 26, 2014
The demand for fiction cast in the template of “the creative person's wife” shows little sign of abating.
The Normal Heart and Dallas Buyers Club are ushering in a new kind of AIDS film, one that is finally willing to mount a damning indictment of our government's negligence.
As "Mad Men" nears its end, all the characters keep revisiting their past.
May 25, 2014
"He lay face down, blood pooling around his waist, moving just a little."
They're teaching 76% of college classes. And they're confessor, crisis counselor, and social worker to their students.
The evolutionary logic—and other meanings—of a pet name