John Steinbeck’s To a God Unknown showed author Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski that great work can happen when you write without knowing where you're going.
Our roundtable discusses "Role Play," the 10th episode of the HBO show's third season.
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We can't restore nature, but we can offer refuge.
Coming to the realization that loving a good book doesn't make you a good person
Acclaimed ballerina Wendy Whelan is just one of many professional dancers who find themselves struggling to transition into new careers as they hit middle age.
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The media may be fetishizing the Oscar winner's look to an uncomfortable extent, but that's a byproduct of the way she deliberately challenges beauty standards.
After a career creating famous images for clients, James McMullan undertakes a project for himself.
A song of comfort from the acclaimed Canadian songwriter
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Novelist and philosopher Rebecca Goldstein imagines the famous thinker in the modern world with her new book Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away.
For the NFL to ban the word "nigger" would be racist.
The influential video-game series has grown stale in recent years, but the latest installment refreshes the franchise with non-linear narratives, new battle systems, and more immersive storytelling.
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Author Dinaw Mengestu says good books help you to recognize yourself in the unfamiliar.
Hollywood's respectability politics are much the same as any other kind of respectability politics.
The CBS procedural receives only a fraction of the media attention paid to the shows it regularly outdraws.
Serious, Biblically correct films like Son of God make it easy to forget the Jesus Christ Superstar-style whimsical messiah who once reigned at box offices.