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.

Elon Musk’s Twitter Debacle

Will the mountain bluebird become an albatross?

It’s Always a ‘Negative World’ for Christianity

Even within American Christendom.

Paying Tribute to Agatha Christie

‘See How They Run’ offers nothing new, but maintains the fun of the whodunit genre.

How To Transform Vice Into Virtue in Three Easy Steps

The Paul Pelosi attack and the art of calling evil good and good evil.

Americans Spread Out in Order to Come Together

Smaller cities are thriving as Americans opt to work from home.

Racial Discrimination Is Not the Path to Racial Justice

Why Harvard is wrong.

‘Die Hard’ is a Holiday Movie …

... And that holiday is Halloween.

In All of This Messiness There Is Christ Present

The Second Vatican Council still brings simplicity and renewal to the Catholic Church 60 years later.

Switzerland and Spiders at Halloween

The greatest Christian author you’ve never heard of.