Culture

America’s No-Majority Future Is Going to be Delicious

It’s a story that defies the easy narratives from the era of white flight and self-segregation

Have You Heard About Cary and the Bishop’s Wife?

Giving an underappreciated Christmas film its due.

Football That Really is a Matter of Life and Death

'Friday Night Lights' for The Greatest Generation

The Worst Fang Club

Would you rather be a wolf or a vampire?

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.