A roundup of our recent writing on arts and entertainment
Damn sees the rapper reconcile the vices inherent to pop success with a higher spiritual purpose.
Agha Shahid Ali, a Kashmiri-American poet who passed away in 2001, wrote about a lot of things. Some of those…
Ben Wheatley’s new film is a 90-minute shoot-out in an empty warehouse, and it’s exactly as interesting as that sounds.
Noah Hawley's FX anthology series returns with a new story about two estranged brothers at odds over a precious vintage stamp.
A new biography takes a meticulous, at times exhausting, look at the revered writer’s life and work.
The host’s ouster serves as an object lesson about what happens when morality and money come to a head.
On this day in 1775, patriots in Lexington and Concord fought the first battles of the American Revolution. Which means…
The prescient painter—who died at the age of 72—documented the African American figure as a cultural, and commodified, phenomenon.
The network said its top-rated star will not be returning.
“If I should have a daughter,” writes Sarah Kay, instead of “Mom,” she’s…
A new audio series aims to connect a vibrant community of western poets, singers, and storytellers with a wider audience.
The HBO miniseries is an honest reflection of parents’ psychological impact on their children.
“The Committee on Human Rights” explores what happens when even professional manipulators find themselves unlucky in love.
Every sequel in the long-running franchise has added more stars and crazier set-pieces. But can it last forever?
In an online conference with The Atlantic in 1995, the former poet laureate Robert Pinsky meditated on the idea of…
Hannah Tinti, the author of The Good Thief, explains what she learned about patience and risk from the T.S. Eliot poem "East Coker."
The Late Show host turned his fire on the embattled InfoWars conspiracy theorist, who now claims he’s been “in character” for years.
Like most poems, “For Women Who Are ‘Difficult’ to Love” is best read aloud. There’s audio…
Kristen Radtke’s Imagine Wanting Only This fuses existential prose and breathtaking illustration.