Culture

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.

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.

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?

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.