Culture

July 01, 2015

‘Magic Mike XXL’ Wants to Know: Do You Like That, Ladies?
10:31 AM

It’s the movie that the Magic Mike marketing campaign prepared us for three years ago—a glorious fantasia of glistening abdomens and gyrating crotches. 

Our Shared Tragedy of Amy Winehouse
7:52 AM

Can you tell the story of a tabloid sensation—albeit a supremely talented one—without involving scuzzy voyeurism?

June 30, 2015

Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That
4:58 PM

Amy Schumer and modern comedy’s victimhood complex.

June 29, 2015

The Digital Media Revolution Will Not Be Televised
10:21 AM

Michael Wolff’s new argument about the future of television is just as unconvincing as when I first made it 15 years ago.

Where Do We Go From Here?
6:00 AM

We won marriage equality. But there's still more work to be done. 

June 26, 2015

Clarence Thomas’s Disgraceful Definition of Human Dignity
4:45 PM

The Supreme Court justice should know precisely the meaning of equal protection under the law.

Who Were the Greatest Shakespearean Actors of All Time?

In the great Shakespeare debate—should you see it or should you read it?—one scholar has a clear answer.

June 25, 2015

Amazon's Pay Per Page Deal Is No Big Deal
8:03 PM

Amazon has been pilloried for wanting to pay some writers per page. But it may not be such a bad deal for writers after all.

Rerunning in Place
8:00 PM

How the TV reboot became the freshest thing around.

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