Culture

November 06, 2014

"I Think Spinster Is An Identity Every Woman Can Claim"
Talking with the author of 'Texts from Jane Eyre'
3:55 PM

"Something that makes a really great literary character would often make a horrible roommate ..."

'Interstellar' Is a Three-Hour Entertainment Disaster
Christopher Nolan can do better than this lazy nonsense
12:25 PM

A misstep for Matthew McConaughey.

Modern Racism Can Be So Hilarious
The story behind the Times's brilliant "Off Color" video series
10:00 AM

Heard any smart racial jokes lately? You will here. 

November 05, 2014

Burial of St. Lucy
5:24 PM

Mid-December and the episode is over...

November 04, 2014

Stags
5:25 PM

Sometime after the cherry branches fill with new green...

"Selfie" Has—Despite All Odds—Become A Good Show
2:10 PM

Its terrible title isn't going anywhere, though.

Hey, Single Ladies: Vote. Control Over Your Body Depends on It.

It's not about who wins. It's about who shows up at the polls.

November 03, 2014

This German Talk Show Is American Celebrities' Worst Nightmare
It's a little bit racist. It's a little bit sexist. And it shows ordinary Germans cracking walnuts with their butts
11:59 PM

It's a little bit racist. It's a little bit sexist. And it shows ordinary Germans cracking walnuts with their butts.

How to Understand the Frailties of Life with HIV? Poetry
10:00 PM

HIV/AIDS as a subject is best understood as an intensification of the eternal concerns of poetry—mortality, elegy, the difficulty of love.

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