January 17, 2018, 23:13

Culture
  • The Death of the American Movie Theater

    Every time I go to the movies, I am reminded why I never go. I am not a huge movie fan, but my parents ga ...

    Every time I go to the movies, I am reminded why I never go. I am not a huge movie fan, but my parents gave me a certain appreciation for the art form done well. I sat through enough Depression-era bl ...

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  • We Could Use a Shelby Foote Today

    Back in the summer of 2000, when men still said what was on their minds (sometimes) and before the hoary ...

    Back in the summer of 2000, when men still said what was on their minds (sometimes) and before the hoary ideal of freedom of speech had collapsed under the accumulated weight of 9/11, the Patriot Act, ...

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  • Artificial ‘Intelligence’ Turning Brains to Mush on YouTube

    As the eminent philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre recently said in a lecture given at the University of Notre ...

    As the eminent philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre recently said in a lecture given at the University of Notre Dame, “The mind is mindless without the imagination.” And even though his subject was the gram ...

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  • An Interview With James Howard Kunstler

    James Howard Kunstler, a novelist and journalist active since the early 1980s, burst onto the scene in 19 ...

    James Howard Kunstler, a novelist and journalist active since the early 1980s, burst onto the scene in 1993 with The Geography of Nowhere, perhaps the most famous post-war denunciation of suburbia. Wr ...

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  • France’s Harvey Weinsteins

    The Harvey Weinstein scandal has laid bare the extent of off-screen sexual coercion in the film industry— ...

    The Harvey Weinstein scandal has laid bare the extent of off-screen sexual coercion in the film industry—but what about on-screen? While the first conflates sex and power, the other typically conflate ...

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  • Out of the Shire: Life Beyond Tolkien

    If you look at what’s playing on your television, at what’s showing at the local cinema, at what video ga ...

    If you look at what’s playing on your television, at what’s showing at the local cinema, at what video games your children are playing, or at what is selling in the young adult section of your neighbo ...

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