March 18, 2015

A Heretic Grows in Brooklyn
10:00 PM

The latest installation of the ex-Orthodox genre may be the best book yet. 

What the Islamic State's Destruction of Antiquities Means to Archaeologists

Priceless artifacts are being destroyed, but all is not lost. 

March 17, 2015

The NFL's Macho Culture Must Die
6:49 PM

Lessons from Chris Borland's retirement.

'The Color Purple' Is a Cultural Touchstone for Black Female Self-Love
1:49 PM

The Color Purple has remained a cultural touchstone for black women in America.

C-List Celebrities Won't Help Netanyahu in the Israeli Elections
1:07 PM

Bibi's American ties are no more helpful in getting out the vote than Chuck Norris’s name is in selling box office tickets.

Being White Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry
12:43 PM

How the Oklahoma fraternity scandal exposes a racial double standard.

Do Humans Still Need to Study the Humanities?

Four former college presidents take on the humanities.

March 16, 2015

How Did Sex Become So Boring?

Once a political act, it's now all about self-discovery.

March 14, 2015

Language Police
8:00 AM

The NYPD can’t delete brutality from its history.