Shirley Temple Sold the Idea That a Cute Kid Had the Cure for the Great Depression
February 11, 2014
In the business of being a child star, no one could match Shirley Temple.
A Superman for All Seasons
April 18, 2013
Superman is turning 75. Over those years, he's moved from rebel to establishmentarian to fogey to oddball—tracking the history of our times.
Art Imitating Art
April 02, 2013
Why do so many novelists write about visual art?