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Ideas, Arts, and Culture (page 6)

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.
Kimberly Wehle
August 29, 2020 5:30 am

Those Were the Days

‘The Press Gang,’ a new collection from the NYPress’s trio of film critics, calls to mind a golden age of local newspapers.
Sonny Bunch
August 24, 2020 11:30 am

Box Office Data Is Back, Baby

Nature is healing. The balance is being restored.
Sonny Bunch
August 21, 2020 1:11 pm

Re-Canonize the Hughes Brothers

Put ‘The Book of Eli’ and ‘Alpha’ in the Criterion Collection, you cowards.
Sonny Bunch
August 18, 2020 5:30 am

Motion Smoothing Is an Abomination

The aesthetic—and moral—reasons you should turn off your TV’s most-annoying feature.
Tony Davis
August 15, 2020 5:30 am

The Revolution of Bernard Bailyn

The eminent historian, who died last week at 97, helped put ideas back in the center of the study of early America.
Daniel N. Gullotta
August 14, 2020 5:30 am

‘Boys State’ Review

You’re never wrong, the other side just cheats.
Sonny Bunch