Everyone looked at Hedy Lamarr; no one saw a tech genius. After all, she was beautiful. A new film tells her story.
E.B. White’s barnyard fable remains a striking symbol of social justice in Trump’s America.
Joan Didion’s notebooks on her 1970 trip through the South offer a ghostly assessment of our current times.
A new book highlights the decline of male employment.
The real strike against a culture of sexual intimidation would be for British regulators to deny Fox’s bid for a satellite company.
Advertisers are fleeing his show and his future is in doubt. Here's why it's happening now, when he used to be invulnerable.
The surprising impact of popular movements on judicial doctrines
How Jane Jacobs took on the planners—and how her legacy is at risk.
As the political class in Washington, D.C., struggles to carve a path of resistance to the incoming Trump administration, artists are leading the way. Institutional players in liberal politics should pay attention.
Where Bruce comes from, and how he got here.
New film captures playwright’s iconic family drama about race, community, and baseball
A new movie about the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized interracial marriage resonates today in the wake of Obergefell v. Hodges.
What did the era amount to? One thing is certain: It wasn’t a revolution.
Two new books about the late 1960s provide grist for thinking about political turbulence today.
The late pop star eschewed tax-dodging chicanery and will still leave a sizable fortune to his heirs—as well as to the taxpayers who helped him succeed.