Culture

June 16, 2015

The Death Penalty Is Cruel. But So Is Life Without Parole.
6:00 AM

Capital punishment is barbaric, but so is the wait for the execution itself. 

June 15, 2015

There’s Nothing "Soft" About Orange Is the New Black’s Third Season
12:08 PM

 “Orange Is the New Black ” is at its best when it's sloppy and sprawling and transcendent.

Goodfellas' Narrow, Simplistic View of Masculinity
6:00 AM

Martin Scorsese's film shows the ugly, stupid consequences of manliness, but has nothing to offer in its place.

June 12, 2015

A Coming-of-Age Film That Never Shows the Hero Come of Age
7:55 AM

Even Jon Snow can't save "Testament of Youth."

June 11, 2015

Before Fox News, Rupert Murdoch Battled Liberals on Their Own Turf
5:10 PM

The trouble began when Murdoch bought New York magazine and The Village Voice in 1977.

In the Pre-Apocalypse, Vacation Homes Are the First to Go
3:56 PM

What a new doomsday film says about American wealth.

Professors Do Live in Fear—But Not of Liberal Students
10:08 AM

The real threat to job security comes from above, not below.

June 10, 2015

To Win Black Voters, Hillary Clinton Can't Rely Upon Hope and Change
6:06 PM

It will take specifics to get Obama's most loyal constituency on board.

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