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Ideas, Arts, and Culture (page 3)

January 15, 2021 9:31 am

MGM Is For Sale (Again)

But a different marketplace with cash-rich suitors means that MGM might be the first domino to fall — and a pricey one, at that.
James Emanuel Shapiro
January 15, 2021 5:58 am

The Last Action Hero and the First President

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ‘We’ll Be Back’ address.
Craig Bruce Smith
January 4, 2021 5:30 am

The Bravery of William Winter

Stuart Stevens remembers the Mississippi governor who changed his life.
Stuart Stevens
January 1, 2021 5:21 am

Tim’s 10 (Or So!) Favorite Albums of 2020

From Dua to Phoebe, our weird year in music.
Tim Miller
December 20, 2020 1:13 pm

The Origins of a Warning from Voltaire

An investigation.
Walter Olson
December 19, 2020 5:30 am

Taking ‘The Stand’

It’s early days in the new miniseries but longtime fans of Stephen King’s book have reason to hope.
Brent Orrell
December 17, 2020 11:48 am

Beethoven at 250: Four Masterpieces to Celebrate the Big Day

From mysterious to manic, a small tour of the great composer’s works.
Daniel Lelchuk
December 15, 2020 3:53 pm

‘Songbird’ Review

I don’t know if it’s good, exactly, but it’s kind of amazing.
Sonny Bunch
December 15, 2020 5:41 am

How David Hockney Trolled the ‘New Yorker’

His latest cover art set off a (small, cozy) firestorm.
Hannah Yoest
December 12, 2020 5:29 am

How the Classics Can Calm Our Nerves

The first step to growth—and happiness—is humility.
Thomas Chiapelas