What if a detective helps people but the people aren’t worth helping?
| Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Steve Martin brings his funny to bear on the contemporary art world.
| Tuesday, November 23, 2010
'Cleopatra the wily seductress.' That’s what the Romans wanted you to think.
| Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Behind the scenes of the strangest tragicomedy to ever play out on (and off) the screen.
| Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Not ready for 2,000 pages of Mark Twain? Here’s an appetizer instead.
| Wednesday, November 3, 2010
In a “storyless story” that analyzes storytelling, here’s a surprise: The plot’s weak.
| Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Even as a young writer, Vonnegut knew how to spin a good yarn
| Wednesday, October 20, 2010
College football players are gladiators. And we’re the Romans, too busy stuffing ourselves to care whether they die.
| Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Preventing injustice, protecting individuals — William Brennan wasn’t just another empty robe on SCOTUS.
| Friday, October 8, 2010
Bodily functions. Weightlessness. Think about it.
| Wednesday, October 6, 2010