Culture

July 22, 2014

Woody Allen's Worst Film Yet
The charming 'Blue Jasmine' seems very much in the past
8:00 PM

After Blue Jasmine, his latest is a major disappointment. 

Bring Back the Wet Nurse!
A solution for working mothers that has been around for centuries
3:50 PM

It might be the answer for stressed-out moms who want their babies breastfed.

The Article That Told the World About the Holocaust
Varian Fry's landmark report, "The Massacre of the Jews"
1:43 PM

Varian Fry's landmark report, "The Massacre of the Jews."

July 21, 2014

Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League
The nation's top colleges are turning our kids into zombies

The nation's top colleges are turning our kids into zombies.

'Harriet the Spy' Predicted Our Surveillance State
A cold war children's book is surprisingly prescient
3:20 PM

Harriet's domestic spying was eerily similar to the NSA's 

July 20, 2014

FEMA Wants to House Migrant Children in Empty Big Box Stores
Warehouses and shopping malls are also being considered
11:00 PM

Warehouses and shopping malls are also being considered.

Why Are There So Many Orphans in the Comics?
Roz Chast's take on child/parent relationships and aging
12:00 AM

Roz Chast's take on child/parent relationships and aging

July 18, 2014

We Get to See Director's Cuts of Our Favorite Movies. Why Not an "Author's Cut" for Books?
6:00 PM

The film world is keen on releasing a director's cut, which differs from the final version of the movie; publishers should do the same with books.

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