Get with the Pogrom

The eternal return of antisemitism on the idiot right.

Kanye. Elon. Trump.

The age of the self-destructive celebrity edgelord.

Apple Boycotts, and Boycotting Apple

Can we have our millionth conversation about cancel culture?

How Fundamentalism Fails

Ultimately, the closed fist can’t overcome the open hand.

Comedy Is on the Menu

‘The Menu’ proves a surprisingly funny dark comedy.

Giving Thanks for Commas

What we can all learn from a children’s book on punctuation.

Why in the World Are You Reading This?

A Thanksgiving meditation.

Second Nature

Thoughts on Thanksgiving.

Why I Changed My Mind About Law and Marriage, Again

Walking through my flip, flop, flip on one of the toughest issues of our time.

A Lackluster Return to Wakanda

A review of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.’

‘I Took a Trip on the Ship of Fools’

On a slow boat to Mexico with only Kiss fans for company.

Slavery of All Kinds

A review of George Saunders’ ‘Liberation Day.’

America, Can We Talk About Our Guru Problem?

The rich and famous might feel less like they belong on Mount Olympus if we stopped treating them like Greek gods.

Book Review: ‘Power Failure: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon’ by William D. Cohan

How General Electric went from corporate darling to corpse.

Fighting Against the Brevity of Life

‘Ikiru’ at 70.

Steven Spielberg’s Search for America

Revisiting the director’s civic-minded oeuvre before his latest film.