Culture

September 15, 2014

You Should Absolutely, Positively Read the Canon in College
12:31 PM

The ultimate essay in defense of the masterpieces we know and love.

September 14, 2014

Five Things We Can Do to Reduce Domestic Violence
A national conversation has started. Here's how it should end.
11:02 PM

It's time to do something. Here are five ideas that could really have an impact.

Feminism Has Conquered the Culture. Now Comes the Hard Part
A debate on this unprecedented opportunity

Two female writers battle it out over that very question.

Engineers Created This Soft Pink Robot to Save You in a Fire
6:00 PM

Watch this amazing two-foot-long fleshy-looking robot crawl around. 

Was the Spiritual Father of the GOP Actually a Democrat?

A new history of Lincoln's Republican Party may find favor with liberals, but seems to leave out many details.  

September 13, 2014

If ISIS Is Not Islamic, then the Inquisition Was Not Catholic
There is no such thing as 'true' religion
12:00 AM

There's no such thing as a "true" religion. 

September 12, 2014

"It’s Scary What the Fashion World Presents as Women"
The '80s movie teen queen and the art world's po-mo princess talk about style

The '80s movie teen queen and the art world's po-mo princess talk about their clothes, their personal style, and the aging process.

Charles James Was an Artist—But Don't Hang His Works in a Museum
8:00 PM

His work is being treated with the kind of seriousness and acclaim given to Rodin or Rothko or any other major figure in the history of art.

The Triumph of Digital Will Be the Death of Many Movies
The 35mm reel is slowly shuffling off this mortal coil

The end of the 35mm film. Digital may not be immortal either.

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