March 30, 2014
March 29, 2014
The Prophet in the Library
When Leonard Cohen was asked about his plans for the future in 1964, he grinned and said “suicide.” This previously undiscovered speech recreates his thinking at the time.
March 28, 2014
Do bigger mannequins mean that we're accepting our bigger bodies?
The way the museum hides so much of its collection is a scandal. It's time to explore all those crazy cul-de-sacs of modern art that it too often ignores.
There is no longer any need to write “in defense of” reading—and yet we keep churning out books along these lines.
Sending Fulbright Scholars Abroad Is Not 'Soft Diplomacy.' But There Are Better Reasons Not to Axe the Program
March 27, 2014
Bill Nye, the Climate Guy
D.C. Democrats are often pretty bad at debating right-wing science skeptics. Be grateful that a kids' TV star has stepped into the void.
If you’re going to make a movie of a Bible story, you’re going to need to fill in some major gaps.
We think we have a handle on LBJ—the raw ambition, the animal physicality, the gaping insecurities—but for the most part, we’re just redrawing the cartoon.
Fitzgerald says that Tender is the Night is his farewell to the members of his own generation; I hope he changes his mind. He has in him at least one