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Ideas, Arts, and Culture (page 4)

August 4, 2023 5:32 am

The Movie that Made Tom Cruise ‘Tom Cruise’

‘Risky Business’ forty years later.
Zandy Hartig
August 4, 2023 5:32 am

Late-Summer Lightning Round

Ninja Turtles, Clones, and Creepy Hands
Sonny Bunch
August 1, 2023 11:03 am

Barbie Girls in a ‘Barbie’ World

Across the Movie Aisle
July 31, 2023 5:32 am

How Marty Peretz Ran the New Republic

Why even have political allies if you don’t attack them once in a while?
Ron Radosh
July 28, 2023 5:32 am

Is Religion Necessary to Make Life Meaningful?

Philosopher Zena Hitz attempts to build a case for the value of religious commitment on the rubble of secular accounts…
Peter Blair
July 28, 2023 5:32 am

‘Barbie’ Review

An extended ad for toys that both demands and rejects the desire to be taken seriously.
Sonny Bunch
July 25, 2023 5:32 am

Jason Aldean: Bad Ol’ Boy

He thinks he’s been misunderstood. He hasn’t.
Mona Charen
July 22, 2023 12:00 pm

Netflix’s Soft Earnings and the ‘Barbenheimmer’ Juggernaut

Listen now (32 min) | Ryan Faughnder returns to talk the week's big stories and why the strikes might drag…
Sonny Bunch
July 21, 2023 5:32 am

‘Orwellian’ Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

The overuse of allusions to Nineteen Eighty-Four is dulling our thinking about speech, technology, and politics.
Corbin Barthold
July 21, 2023 5:32 am

‘Oppenheimer’ Review

Christopher Nolan’s haunting epic mixes triumph and tragedy.
Sonny Bunch