Culture

March 06, 2015

The President Underwood Guide to Centrist Leadership
1:48 PM

"House of Cards" is catnip for pundits who wish the president would crack congressional skulls.

What Happens When Mein Kampf's Copyright Expires?

Mein Kampf moves into the public domain in 2016. What happens then? 

Look MoMA, I’m on TV!
What happens when television invades the museum?
11:08 AM

Throughout the decades that film has appeared in the museum, TV has remained mostly beneath contempt. 

March 05, 2015

Your Straight Hair Doesn't Equal Strength
Why we need more curly-haired heroines on television
11:55 PM

Why we need more curly-haired heroines on television.

Men in Space
The novelist of disenchantment finds meaning.
9:00 PM

The novelist of disenchantment finds meaning.

Tearing Up the Pop Charts
If popular music is escapist fun, why are the songs so sad?
9:00 PM

If popular music is escapist fun, why are the songs so sad?

How Purim, Judaism's Boozy Rejoinder to Halloween, Shook My Faith
4:31 PM

Costumes, comedy, mass slaughter, and heresy. For me, it's a profound holiday.

The Martha Stewart of Silicon Valley Thinks Women Are Tech Illiterate
12:17 PM

A guide for recent Stanford grads or aliens who have never been to earth: instructions on boiling eggs and cutting onions, illustrated lists of what one needs to furnish a living room.

Models of the World, Unite!
The fashion industry pays them in dresses. It's time they unionize.
12:00 AM

How the fashion industry rips off its most visible employees.

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