Screaming for Mercy
'Scream VI' can be exhilarating, but it’s ultimately a waste of potential.
‘You’ Season 4 Review: The Horrifying Face of Self-Acceptance
The thrilling finale ushers in a new era for the series.
Hitting Rewind on ‘Woke’
This isn’t the first time a slogan became a tool for sowing cultural confusion.
Everything I Don’t Like Is ‘Woke’
What ‘wokeness’ is, and isn’t.
Manfredball and the MLB’s Crisis of Confidence
This season’s rule changes merely deflect from the game’s real problem: Hitters aren’t hitting major-league pitching.
History of the Bored, Part II
A review of ‘History of the World, Part II.’
Heaven, Earth, and Lithuania
The Paintings of M. K. Čiurlionis.
Celebrating Our Differences
And how, sometimes, rules can help protect diversity.
Bill Sammon, the Deer Hunter
How the former managing editor of Fox News kept his head while everyone else seemed to be losing theirs.
When the Truth Takes a Back Seat
Perverse incentives are warping the profession of journalism.
Having Coffee with Dr. Freud
A Day at the Freud Museum.
‘A Bear Did Cocaine!’
A review of ‘Cocaine Bear.’
‘You,’ Not Everyone
The success of season four will ultimately depend on if it can lean into its strengths and away from a ham handed, surface-level social critique.
Bartlett’s Familiar-to-Liberals Quotations
A new edition has a decided ideological bent.
The Other Legacy of Watergate: Nicknames
The Plumbers are about to get their own show. But there was also Le Grand Fromage and the German Shepherds.
Is catastrophism harder on liberal teens than conservative ones?