Culture

September 02, 2014

Whit Stillman: Why I Love Working With Amazon
8:00 PM

The writer-director of "The Cosmopolitans" talks to to TNR about J.D. Salinger, competing with Al Franken, and the history of powdered wigs. 

Right After F. Scott Fitzgerald Died, John Dos Passos Defended His Talent With This Letter
11:04 AM

"For a man who is making his living as a critic to write about Scott Fitzgerald without mentioning The Great Gatsby just means that he doesn’t know his business."

August 31, 2014

The Ten Worst-Paying Jobs in America
From fry cooks to the guy parking cars
10:00 PM

It's Labor Day—time to remember everybody who works, but particularly those who don't make a lot of money.

Science Does Not Support the 'Rule of Seven' for Relationships
Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence are fine
8:00 PM

Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence are A-OK. 

August 30, 2014

I Didn't Realize How Addicted My Kids Were to Sugar—Until I Took It Away
8:00 PM

Here's what happened when I replaced sweets with veggies.

August 29, 2014

What Your Choice of Cafe Says About You
8:00 PM

Cities around the world suffer from “sundown segregation.”

How Scientists Captured the Brains of Amis and McEwan
8:00 PM

Novels by both authors seems to be creaking under the burden of researched fact and rehearsed message, but there was a time when their impulses flowed in the opposite direction.

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