Culture

October 20, 2014

America's Most Elusive Military Hero Finally Gets His Due
Even his heroism was somehow private
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Even his heroism was private. 

October 19, 2014

No Author Is Too Good for Her Amazon Critics
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It's time to come to terms with publishing in 2014. Everyone is a critic. Everyone’s got a soapbox. 

Forcing Frats to Go Co-Ed Won't Fix Them
A solution in search of a constituency
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At least at Trinity College, she doesn't exist. And that's a problem for Greek system reformers. 

Marilynne Robinson Is Proof That Fiction Hasn't Lost Its Faith
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Marilynne Robinson is one of the great religious novelists, not only of our age, but any age.

October 18, 2014

October 17, 2014

How Martin Scorsese Created the Modern Masculine Ideal
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If masculinity were a product, then Italian-American masculinity—florid, violent, hungry for respect, as thin-skinned as Italian sausage—would be the brand leader, thanks to the movies.

Curators as Kissingers: Can Museums Repair Diplomatic Relations?
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Art can often reach places that politics cannot.

Can Science Fiction Writers Predict Technology’s Future?

Should science fiction writers be sending their first drafts to the patent office?

Should You Cut the Cord on Cable TV? Here's a Guide To Help You Decide
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Spoiler: Pretty much everybody should cut the cord.

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