One more shameful truth Jeffrey Epstein symbolized: a culture that continues to write girls out of its stories
The argument that the female champions can draw big crowds only during World Cup years doesn’t consider the lacking investment from their governing body.
Recent television shows and news stories raise a similar question: Can systems of oppression function without the involvement of women?
The fractured paths leading away from a homeland: Your weekly guide to the best in books
The film isn’t so much a mystery thriller as it is an imperfect drama about a woman mired in a creative crisis.
How Gears of War helped me come out
Angry though a bit too orderly, The Center Won’t Hold can’t help but be heard in the context of the beloved punk trio becoming a duo.
Blinded by the Light is the earnest, exuberant story of a British Pakistani boy who finds inspiration in the American icon.
The rapper’s partnership with the league bolsters his repertoire of social-justice work, but its corporate sensibility sits uneasily with athletes’ more direct forms of advocacy.
This year, the Netflix comedy questions whether finding closure is possible outside the wrestling ring.
A new Netflix series delves into a shadowy religious group with long-standing political ties to Washington. Is it as powerful as the show suggests?
The band’s folk-pop experiments sound like gorgeous, nonsensical conversations on the state of the world.
After a series of tweets from President Trump, Universal canceled the release of a film that’s been alternately praised and decried by critics who haven’t seen it.
In her 1993 Nobel Prize acceptance speech, the late author cautioned against the distraction of the “political correctness” debate.
The singer for Silver Jews and Purple Mountains brilliantly described how restlessness can curdle into isolation.
The hit Sundance documentary investigates the grim consequences of China’s family-planning policy in empathetic and intimate terms.
Gene Stupnitsky’s new film, which follows three middle schoolers bumbling their way through a crazy night, balances raunchy humor with insight.
The setting of her new novel is terror-ridden Nigeria, a world away from her native Ireland, but the psychic territory is familiar.
Jesse Armstrong’s caustic HBO drama about a media dynasty is superb in Season 2.
Of all the questions that hover around the sex offender’s death, the most urgent is this: What shape will accountability now take for his accusers?