The Intifada

Who is behind the attacks on the power stations in Moore County, North Carolina?

Art for Whose Sake?

There are tyrants among us who insist that cultural value is tied to some political criterion.

Remembering What Repentance Looks Like

True sorrow looks more like resignation than restoration.

Our Best Stuff From a Very Online Week

Kanye, Elon, and Twitter.

A Heroic Life

Michael J. Fox’s recent Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award win reminds us of what being a hero truly means.

‘Now I Find Myself Alone’

The career of David Sylvian—a pop star turned avant-garde recluse—is rich, rewarding, and fiercely individual.

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.’