Ahead of hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics, the country is ramping up government-sponsored efforts to promote its culture abroad.
Twenty-five years after the largest museum theft in American history, the misappropriation of masterpieces holds a unique place in the popular imagination.
The show, following the departure of 50 percent of its snarky panel, is going on "extended hiatus." Good riddance.
From the creator of the so-bad-it’s-good cult classic The Room comes a sitcom so terrible that even self-awareness and a devoted fanbase can’t save it.
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Christian movies have a reputation as being subpar and agenda-driven, but directors are increasingly telling rich stories about spirituality, theology, and the meaning of life.
The show, after 10 years and 20 seasons, is as delightful as ever—not just as sequin-laden entertainment, but as a celebration of hard work.
The author Tania James shares a lesson she gleaned from a book about a poacher: The best prose comes from experimenting with new perspectives.
Players have responded to the surprising retirement of 49ers linebacker Chris Borland with supportiveness and concern about their own health.
Formerly of NBC, the long-running cult comedy has become the flagship show for Yahoo, where it’s cleverly rebelling against its own perceived irrelevance.
To Pimp a Butterfly is challenging, but that's because it reflects a challenging world.
The case for canonizing G. K. Chesterton, the bombastic man of letters and paradoxical militant for God
Craft distillers put their money where Nancy Fraley’s nose is.
The curious evolution of a slur
“The Joan Didion of Australia” writes a masterful book about a real-life family tragedy.
Adam Thirlwell, a virtuosic young British novelist, indicts the morals of a pampered generation.
In an era of chronic self-exposure, authors are pushing back against naked revelation.
The concluding episode of HBO's true-crime documentary walked a strange line between investigative reporting and pure sensation.
Things turned gory for a team on a dangerous resupply mission, and someone betrayed Rick and the group back in Alexandria.
In Kenneth Branagh's remake of the classic Disney cartoon, Cate Blanchett explores the difference between cruelty and evil.