Culture

March 09, 2015

Colleges Should Stop Worrying About Yik Yak and Start Respecting Their Students
11:19 PM

The moral panic over the anonymous messaging app has gotten out of hand.

The Hannah Arendt Guide to Friendship
10:00 PM

Arendt’s life illustrates a road not taken, one in which ferocious loyalty to old friends has been replaced by counts of mostly anonymous Facebook friends.

That Old R&B Sound Has Moved to Richmond
Spacebomb Records convincingly channels the age of Stax Records and Motown
9:00 PM

They're resurrecting the lost art of the record label/musical collective. 

You Weren't Born a Narcissist. Your Parents Made You One.

A new study sheds light on parental praise.

March 08, 2015

Netflix's 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Is an Instant Sitcom Classic
1:25 PM

The Tina Fey-produced series is less cynical than "30 Rock," but also darker.

March 07, 2015

The Happiness Conspiracy
Against optimism and the cult of positive thinking
11:00 PM

Against optimism and the cult of positive thinking.

March 06, 2015

It Doesn't Matter If Your Kid Doesn't Get Into Harvard
8:00 PM

Using the mind as a means to acquire a corner office is very different from enjoying intellectual activity for its own sake.

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