April 15, 2014

Do Jewish Men Postpone Death Until After Passover?
4:59 PM

dwindling number of American Jews will bother attending a Passover Seder this year—but some may postpone their own deaths to take part in one.

The Guardian and Washington Post Don't Deserve Pulitzers Just for Sparking a Debate
12:04 PM

The Post's NSA coverage has been the opposite of insightful.

Even Rebecca West Had Trouble Reading Henry James
11:52 AM

But she still got a lot of pleasure out of it.

April 14, 2014

April 13, 2014

Four Years Later
8:00 PM

Four years after an earthquake killed more than 200,000, here's what life in the country looks like today.

April 12, 2014

Matthew Weiner Is Overrated
8:00 PM

 It’s not that “Mad Men” is bad. It’s just not nearly as good as most people say it is. 

April 11, 2014

How Kafka Actually Lived
8:00 PM

Kafka did not transcend his Jewishness, no matter what Updike claimed.