Culture

October 10, 2014

The Suit Is the Greatest British Invention
4:58 PM

"Nothing else that comes from this pathetically stunted island has had anything like the universal acceptance, reach, or influence of the suit."

Does The Fate of the Navajo Nation Depend on Its Language?
3:48 PM

If younger Navajo don't speak the language, the community itself could crumble.

Showtime's 'The Affair' is 'True Detective' Minus the Pretentious Grandstanding
10:57 AM

This warm, sexy show is the best new drama of the fall.

The "Physical Web" Could Change Your Life—and Track Your Every Move
10:48 AM

Google's "Physical Web" is more than a futuristic idea with a bizarre nameit could be a huge invasion of privacy. 

October 09, 2014

Richard Dawkins Doesn't Deserve This Fellow Atheist's Smears
Philosopher John Gray should attack his ideas, not his character
6:03 PM

Ad hominem jabs don't advance the argument.

5 Steps to Getting Over Your Ignorance of the Nobel Winner for Literature
12:22 PM

This guys didn't win. We're here to help you get over it.

Mike Allen's Playbook Today Is Utterly Lacking in Self-Awareness
10:07 AM

He must really like the food at Georgetown's buzzy Cafe Milano!

Meet This Year's Nobel Prize Winner for Literature
Patrick Modiano is a post-Proustian novelist
9:43 AM

He is among the most playful and original theorists of fiction at work in any language.

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