Culture

October 18, 2014

October 17, 2014

How Martin Scorsese Created the Modern Masculine Ideal
8:00 PM

If masculinity were a product, then Italian-American masculinity—florid, violent, hungry for respect, as thin-skinned as Italian sausage—would be the brand leader, thanks to the movies.

Curators as Kissingers: Can Museums Repair Diplomatic Relations?
8:00 PM

Art can often reach places that politics cannot.

Can Science Fiction Writers Predict Technology’s Future?

Should science fiction writers be sending their first drafts to the patent office?

Should You Cut the Cord on Cable TV? Here's a Guide To Help You Decide
2:27 PM

Spoiler: Pretty much everybody should cut the cord.

Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman Once Spent an Afternoon Together. Here's What Happened.

“I come as a poet to call upon a poet,” Wilde said, when Whitman opened his door. 

Everyone Is Dreaming About Ebola
8:00 AM

The disease is even affecting us in our sleep.

October 16, 2014

My Day at the Shooting Range with a Merry Band of Bubbies
10:00 PM

For $125, JewsCanShoot teaches the basics in just five hours.

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