Culture

November 19, 2014

'The Imitation Game' and 'Theory of Everything' Lack the Conviction to be Great Biopics
8:00 PM

Scientists have never been so sexy—and so devoid of personality.

A Mid-Season Assessment of 'Scandal''s New Feminist Speechifying
5:16 PM

"Scandal" cut back on extreme plot twists for bombastic moralizing—and the show is as good as it's ever been.

The Psychological Secret Behind Viral YouTube Videos
2:33 PM

The answer may be in your physiological response. 

A Poem and A Logo: What Walt Whitman Gave The New Republic
12:00 AM

There is no more evocative emblem of the vicissitudes of destiny, of the grand drama of forward movement, than a ship. 

An 'Iranian Vampire Movie' Is One of the Best Films of the Year
And much more than that label implies
12:00 AM

And much more than that label implies. 

November 18, 2014

Why I Helped Search for Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham

Why do we search for some missing girls and ignore the others.

We Make Major Decisions Just Before Big Birthdays
8:00 PM

People get a little nuts before the big 3-0, 4-0, and 5-0

How to Fix America's Foreign Policy
What Obama should learn from Kissinger's new book

What Obama should learn from Kissinger's new book.

What Would Make a Woman Want to Marry a Serial Killer?
2:44 PM

The strange, twisted psychology of women who marry death-row inmates.

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