Culture

September 16, 2014

George Orwell's Brilliant Guide to Writing Well
2:02 PM

Step One: Eliminate every cliche from your vocabulary.

The New Republic Releases "Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America"
7:00 AM

The New Republic publishes "Insurrections of the Mind" to celebrate its 100th anniversary.

September 15, 2014

The NFL Owes Domestic Violence Victims a Big, Fat Check
11:01 PM

It wouldn't be charity. It would be restitution.

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
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

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
12:00 AM

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

Pages