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Ideas, Arts, and Culture

September 23, 2022 5:30 am

What Hardship Kitsch Does for Comfortable Millennials

It’s easy to romanticize struggle and deprivation when your life is missing the dramatic stakes you were taught to expect.
Addison Del Mastro
September 23, 2022 5:30 am

‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Review

Spoiler: there’s reason to worry.
Sonny Bunch
September 19, 2022 4:30 am

What the House of Windsor Does

What mere laws cannot: They personify the universal struggle to live with dignity.
Brent Orrell
September 19, 2022 4:30 am

Having a President vs. Having a Monarch

Queen Elizabeth II’s timeless lesson in republican virtue.
Adam J. White
September 16, 2022 5:30 am

Public Opinion at 100

Walter Lippmann’s seminal work identified a fundamental problem for modern democratic society that remains as pressing—and intractable—as ever.
André Forget
September 16, 2022 5:30 am

‘The Woman King’ Review

Middling historical epic anchored by dynamite performances.
Sonny Bunch
September 13, 2022 12:50 pm

Jean-Luc Godard, 1930-2022

The director of Breathless and Pierrot Le Fou, who relished breaking the rules of cinema, has died at 91.
Greg Ferrara
September 13, 2022 10:55 am

‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ vs. ‘The Discourse’

Across the Movie Aisle
September 9, 2022 5:30 am

‘Barbarian’ Review

The most messed-up mainstream movie in years. I loved it.
Sonny Bunch
September 9, 2022 5:30 am

Revisiting Casanova After #MeToo

A new biography reveals the man whose name is synonymous with seduction was more depraved, but also more complicated, than…
Cathy Young