A new company is bringing the engineering savvy of rocket science to the design of the high-heeled shoe. Can stilettos that are actually comfortable to wear change centuries’ worth of symbolism?
Recent presidential installation ceremonies have been studiously planned and free of major disasters. It hasn’t always been so.
An extremely comprehensive guide to the ceremonies—and the festivities—of the United States’s 58th presidential inauguration
The fantastic new film treats numbers as an instrument of meritocracy. It’s not alone in that.
The show, once hosted by Donald Trump and now hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger, manages to celebrate diversity and to mock it—both at the same time.
Here is one matter, at least, in which the Swiss refuse to be neutral.
The latest episode of the ABC sitcom expresses anger at the election’s outcome. It also insists on empathy.
One of the final stops on the first lady’s farewell tour found her cheering, commiserating, and giving many, many hugs.
The charming new Netflix revival is a scene-by-scene study of how people can lose their tempers without also losing their minds.
The contentious—but substantial—interview highlights the ever-vanishing line between entertainment and journalism.
The awards-show stage is a time-honored setting for advocacy. Sunday’s version, however, found Hollywood advocating for itself.
The Running Man, based on the Stephen King novel, is a not-very-good movie that did a pretty good job of anticipating some of the realities of the year we just entered.
The Daily Show resurrected Luther, the character who promises to tell Americans what the president is really thinking—but gave the president himself the last word.
The season 21 premiere of the reality dating show presented a former villain, looking for love.
Many of 2016’s freshmen shows went out of their way to reflect the world not as audiences might wish it to be, but as it really is.
Doubled quotes developed as indications of a rational world. Now they’re developing as indications of the opposite.
How much do you know about the films that, each year, insist on The Magic of Christmas? How much do you want to?
Here we go again: “I still haven’t had an abortion,” the writer/actor/advocate said recently, “but I wish I had.”
With its latest sketch, a spoof of Love Actually, the show suggests that Clinton still has a role to play in American politics.
The film belongs, for the first time, not to a central couple, but to a central heroine.
Two Atlantic writers on the very high highs, and (perhaps) the very low lows, of the genre