May 28, 2014
A critical take on the new president and the established poet.
The poet reads "On the Pulse of Morning."
There isn't much art in her books, but she helped pave the way for black writers who can enjoy the luxury of being merely individuals rather than representatives of their race.
Not Just a 'White Guy Killer'
Elliot Rodger's perverse sense of racial hierarchy—and his uncertain place in it.
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.