Books, Arts & Society

Sian Phillips, Kyle MacLachlan in ‘Dune’ (1984)

Dune’s Half-Century

A cult classic stands the test of time.

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J. R. R. Tolkien (1955)

Myth Makers

The long reach of a famous circle of Oxford scholars.

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Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent

Entails of Woe

The soap-operatic succession saga of the Sackvilles.

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Sexism at the World Cup

11:21 AM, Jul 29, 2015 • By CLAUDIA ANDERSON

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Memphis City Council Tries to Dig Up the Past

To exhume body of Confederate lieutenant general and first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.

8:32 AM, Jul 29, 2015 • By WILL BREWBAKER

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Hillary Clinton

Tom Brady and Hillary Clinton

7:50 AM, Jul 29, 2015 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL

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Obama Portrait 2006

Obama Criticizes the Democratic Process in Undemocratic Ethiopia

3:35 PM, Jul 27, 2015 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN

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The World Congress of Families Responds to the Southern Poverty Law Center

9:32 AM, Jul 27, 2015 • By BENJAMIN PARKER

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Jori Bolton

Casual Podcast: Marriage à la Modesto

4:05 PM, Jul 26, 2015 • By TWS PODCAST

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ba podcast

B&A Podcast: Classical Intoxication, Rocks of Ages, and A Ghost's Lament

The Books & Arts Podcast is hosted by Philip Terzian.

11:15 AM, Jul 25, 2015 • By TWS PODCAST

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Amy Schumer, Bill Hader

Auteur, Auteur

Amy Schumer benefits from Judd Apatow’s formula.

Aug 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Bikeshare Bias?

Bikeshare Bias?

Aug 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Stone currency of Yap

Loose Change

Measuring history by the money supply.

Aug 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44 • By JAY WEISER

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AP Photo / Tina Fineberg

Community Policing, de Blasio Style

Aug 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Henry Luce (1956)

Mighty Brow

The unheralded emblem of power and authority.

Aug 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44 • By THOMAS VINCIGUERRA

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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Aug 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer’s ‘Trainwreck’: A Conservative Critique of the Hook Up Culture

8:14 AM, Jul 23, 2015 • By LISA SCHIFFREN

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Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom

12:42 PM, Jul 22, 2015 • By JONATHAN V. LAST

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