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Ideas, Arts, and Culture (page 4)

December 11, 2020 12:00 pm

George Shultz at 100

The economics professor who became secretary of state and won the Cold War.
Shay Khatiri
December 8, 2020 4:42 pm

When Chuck Yeager Caught the Demon

The legendary pilot who first broke the sound barrier died yesterday at age 97.
Ward Carroll
December 6, 2020 5:23 am

The GOP’s Burghers of Calais

GOP leaders in the grip of fear.
Eugene R. Fidell
December 4, 2020 5:30 am

Moving Films to VOD Can’t Make Up the Revenue the Traditional Theatrical Model Generates

One low-budget film shows how hard it will be to make up lost revenue from the traditional theatrical model if the window narrows to 30 days.
James Emanuel Shapiro
November 26, 2020 5:30 am

Why You Should Buy an OLED on Black Friday

A $1,000 home-theater setup will give your local multiplex a run for its money, technically speaking.
Tony Davis
November 26, 2020 5:11 am

Thanksgiving 2020 Sucks. And We Should Be Thankful For It Anyway.

Yes, it could be better. But it could be worse, too. Give thanks.
Yevgeny Simkin
November 16, 2020 5:30 am

With ‘Missionaries,’ Phil Klay Looks at the Wounds of War

The power of violence—and a power beyond it.
Mike St. Thomas
November 13, 2020 5:30 am

Biden vs. Block Booking

With the Paramount Decrees being rolled back in 2022, it’s worth considering how a Biden DOJ might respond to anti-competitive practices at movie theaters.
James Emanuel Shapiro
November 8, 2020 4:10 pm

Alex Trebek, 1940-2020

One constant in a world of change.
Bill Ryan
November 3, 2020 5:30 am

Back to Basics: Make Cocktails Normal Again

What to drink to get you through election night—or, heck, the whole day.
Sonny Bunch