In only now canceling the Breitbart editor’s book deal, the publisher is left with no goodwill, no payday, and no valid reason for working with him in the first place.
Highlights from 12 months of interviews with writers about their craft and the authors they love
The anarchic animated film brilliantly deconstructs pop culture’s angriest comic-book character.
In its sixth and final season, the HBO show seems to be considering its deeper purpose.
They belong to one of Hollywood’s most derided subgenres, but is there any merit to films like Assassin’s Creed and Resident Evil?
There’s no puppy, but the sequel to the Keanu Reeves-starring cult classic understands what made its predecessor so great.
The comedian offers some thoughts on how to make the cable news network great again.
The No. 1 album in the country is from a trio of Atlanta rappers whose dizzying coordination sounds deceptively simple.
Mitch McConnell silenced Elizabeth Warren in the Senate chamber. That only made her voice louder.
The Late Show host has been much more direct in talking about the new administration, and it's translating to a ratings boost.
Raoul Peck’s documentary brings to life James Baldwin’s urgent ideas about race in America, even if it leaves out a key aspect of the writer’s life and work: his sexuality.
“If called I will serve,” the comedian said of the requests that she play Steve Bannon on Saturday Night Live. It was a joke—and, also, extremely serious.
The surreal one-hour comedy tasks the ’80s soft-rock god with saving romance on February 14.
FX’s new show plucks a character from the X-Men universe and gives him the prestige-television treatment.
Damian Mogavero, a consultant, argues that analytics can help restaurants become more creative and profitable.
The veteran author John Rechy discusses the powerful enigma of William Faulkner and the beauty of the unsolved narrative.
The journalist Ariel Levy has the rare gift of seeing herself with fierce, unforgiving clarity, and deploys prose to match in her memoir.
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Ghosts and schmaltz haunt George Saunders’s first novel.
Awestruck visions of the tech industry have become less convincing than ever.