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Ideas, Arts, and Culture

October 28, 2020 5:30 am

Where Do We Go from Here?

Sarah Cooper’s new Netflix special and Tim Heidecker’s new standup routine plot paths forward.
Sonny Bunch
October 27, 2020 5:30 am

When the QAnon Apocalypse Doesn’t Come

The aftermath of failed end times.
Thomas Lecaque
October 23, 2020 5:30 am

‘Right Stuff’ In Name Only

The Disney+ adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s masterpiece is a RINO.
Bill Ryan
October 16, 2020 10:00 am

In a World Without Movie Theaters …

Those cheering the demise of theatrical should consider the consequences of a full move to streaming.
James Emanuel Shapiro
October 11, 2020 5:30 am

How Influential Was Eddie Van Halen?

The legacy of the guitarist, who died of cancer last week at 65.
Nathan Smarick
September 25, 2020 5:30 am

Will We Heed Tocqueville’s Warnings?

Surveying the American political scene, he would be dismayed at the ignorance, lies, and lack of dialogue that prevent serious debate.
Aurelian Craiutu and Sheldon Gellar
September 22, 2020 5:30 am

Can Gen Z Save Us? Only with Adult Partners.

A case for hands-on ‘civic learning.’
Raj Vinnakota
September 19, 2020 10:34 am

Why We Love to Talk Like Pirates

Cultural and literary fascination with buccaneers goes back to when they were still swarming the seas.
David Head
September 9, 2020 11:33 am

The Oscars Diversity Misdirection

Rainbow-washing the awards race helps avoid discussion of white-washing casts to please China.
Sonny Bunch
September 2, 2020 5:10 am

The Disorderly Contested Election That Changed American History

Lessons from 1876.
Kim Wehle