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The Knotty Nostalgia of the Hardy Boys Series

Why one writer still reads the wildly popular books with a mixture of love and disappointment, 60 years after they were revised to remove racist content

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Imagining a Black Wonder Woman

Growing up, I was told my favorite comic-book heroine was white. And yet her struggles always seemed uniquely similar to my own.

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Every Episode of David Attenborough’s Life Series, Ranked

A long love letter to the creator of the world’s greatest nature documentaries, on the eve of his 90th birthday.

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Postmodernism—for Kids

Fifteen years ago, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events built a huge following among children–in part because it used highly self-conscious, experimental literary techniques.