The TV industry’s annual awards list recognized some worthy new programming and a more diverse slate of actors.
The classic novel shows that individual lives cannot be reduced to competing sets of political convictions.
From a $15,000 mini-Mercedes to a $30,000 dollhouse, the legendary store, which closed its doors this week, specialized in preparing children for lives of privilege.
Denis Leary’s new FX series dates itself with clichéd diatribe about the state of contemporary music, and isn’t helped by its creaky, sexist antihero.
Go Set a Watchman is a threat not just to readers’ heroic idea of Atticus Finch, but also to the many, many children who have been named in his honor.
A trip to a lake makes for one of the loveliest TV scenes ever.
Movies and television have made jailbreaks seem like the ultimate victory against a corrupt system, but the reality is far less heartwarming.
What has—and hasn’t—changed since The Atlantic published a 1961 essay on the plight of the housewife
From his tiny room in Tehran, an Iranian scholar imagined what a classic American scene would look like. Here is what happened when he had a chance to see for himself.
Maurice Crain was a literary agent, a Southerner, and a personal friend to the reclusive author. And, as I learned from his letters to my grandfather, he was a champion for writers in the 1960s whose small-town settings were falling out of fashion.
It’s the anti-‘I Kissed a Girl,’ which is a good thing.
The 1985 all-star benefit concert gave rise to the trend of high-profile, celebrity-endorsed charitable efforts, and changed the nature of fundraising in the process.
The song began its life as a soundtrack to a prison movie. With the help of The Righteous Brothers, Leslie Nielsen, and some strategically molded clay, it became one of history’s greatest love songs.
The summer’s latest found-footage horror film tries to find scares in a school after dark.
A disorienting series of clues led the team to a dramatic face-off outside a Vinci warehouse.
The Showtime drama about two pioneering sex researchers leaps into the mid-60s for its third season.
After winning her fourth consecutive Grand Slam title on Saturday at Wimbledon, the tennis star has become one of the most accomplished American athletes of all time.
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In 1964, an Atlantic writer argued that the new youth sound was anything but revolutionary.
The star of Lawrence of Arabia and Dr. Zhivago has died at 83.