Books Don't Want to Be Free
October 08, 2013
You hardly have to wait in line at Barnes & Noble anymore. The cashiers stare into the middle distance, while on the sales floor, space for books steadily erodes. Instead: toys, magnifying glasses, doodads for the desk.
Yael Stone’s Lorna Morello is one of the most memorable characters on the hit Netflix series “Orange is the New Black.” Lorna is a prisoner and temporary lesbian planning a wedding to her fiance back home, and perhaps the most notable part of Stone's
After much hubbub over the potential for Netflix to further shake up the television landscape with Emmy nods for its original programming, the dust has settled and “House of Cards” reliably prevailed.
Arrested Development, Indeed
May 31, 2013
Why the show's new season struggles with the Netflix format.
Kevin Spacey's Leading-Man Problem
February 05, 2013
Laura Bennett watched thirteen hours of "House of Cards" in one weekend. The show is haunting, but Kevin Spacey's performance left her cold.
Art.sy and the Myth of the Online Art Market
October 22, 2012
Art.sy's real business is brokering online sales between galleries and collectors. Will it work?
Traitors to Their Class
June 25, 2010
For Barack Obama’s inauguration, Washington Dulles International Airport had to close a runway to accommodate private jet traffic. According to aviati
Life in a Glass House
May 28, 2010
There she was for the whole world to see and hear: a young woman sobbing uncontrollably, completely vulnerable, screaming at her interlocutor on a cell phone, broadcasting the most intimate particulars of her private life on a crowded street in Greenwich Village on a bright Friday afternoon.