Marilyn Monroe Deserved Better

While showing Monroe's lifetime of mistreatment, Netflix's 'Blonde' lets the actress down one more time.

Roger Federer’s Last Rodeo

The greatest tennis player of all time says goodbye to the sport.

Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant, and Aging

How 1952's 'Monkey Business' satirizes the youth obsessed culture that would make a goddess of Monroe.

I Don’t Care If My Students Get Jobs

A professor's defense of learning for the sake of learning.

It’s Time to Remember Tolkien

The Shadow is a small and passing thing.

Why Conservatives Should Care About Hip-Hop

Approaching the genre's 50th anniversary, it's time for conservatives to reconsider hip-hop.

Socialism, Nationalism, and Tolkien

How an unfinished Lord of the Rings sequel gives insight into young radicals on the left and right.

The Beginning of Monumental Change?

A review of 'Adriatic: A Concert of Civilizations at the End of the Modern Age.'

Death of a Hook-up

A review of ‘Vengeance.’

College Football Realignment: A Tragedy of the Commons?

Rational, self-interested schools and conferences are “overgrazing” and cheapening the overall product that is college football.

A Literary World Tour

Reading with Archipelago Books.

‘All the Green Shoots Are Dead’

Jonathan Haidt fears for the future of American democracy.

The New Right Finds a Home at the Intersection of Populism and Elitism

Rising stars of the new right publicly bash elites for being disconnected from 'real America' while privately maintaining exclusive social lives.

This Cruelty Too Will End

Remembering Anne Frank 75 years after her diary was first published.

Antisemitism Is a Problem in Academia. Quitting Is Not the Solution.

Professors are in the position to help students mitigate what can be a cruel campus environment.

The Autocrats Strike Back?

A review of two new books from Gideon Rachman and Moisés Naím that explore the rise of illiberal leaders.