October 17, 2013
The trailer for director Wes Anderson’s next movie, due out in 2014 and called The Grand Budapest Hotel, came out Thursday. It features harpsichord-esque background music, a madcap plot, impish hipster humor made funnier by contrast to its opulent su
With Arthur Miller reaching the age of eighty-seven this month, it is time for those of us who have not always been in his corner to salute one of our theater's most distinguished elder statesmen.
Why Congress shouldn't pass bills late at night: The comedians are left with dated material
The latest Stallone/Schwarzenegger action flick, unimaginatively titled Escape Plan, seems intent on reminding people that Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger still exist.
October 16, 2013
I’m almost ready to give her up for dead.
The photographer Michael Wolf's study of Hong Kong, "The Architecture of Density," began with the SARS outbreak in 2002.
Emily Yoffe has managed to outrage everyone on Twitter this morning despite having written nothing about our infuriating Congress.
Henry James called him a "fatuous cad," but we all know he was just jealous.
October 15, 2013
It is by now well-documented that Dave Eggers’s brutal takedown of digital culture has very little interest in the real logistics of digital culture.
The new novel is Dickensian. Reading it is hard times.