Books, Arts & Society

‘Pierrot’ by Antoine Watteau (ca. 1718)

Philosophy in a Clown Suit

An unexpected key to understanding culture

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By PAUL A. CANTORRead more...
Santa in Nanjing (2012)

The China Effect

Please understand you’ll be misunderstood

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By ABIGAIL LAVINRead more...
‘The Repentant Saint Peter’ (ca. 1600)

God and the Artist

The vision of El Greco as seen in Washington

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By EVE TUSHNETRead more...
Team America

Franco and Rogen, Useful Idiots?

4:40 PM, Dec 17, 2014 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN

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'Menachem Begin’s Zionist Legacy'

8:42 AM, Dec 16, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER

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B&A Podcast: Holiday Reading

The Books & Arts podcast is hosted by Philip Terzian

10:20 AM, Dec 14, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST

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Gary Locke

Casual Podcast: Voice of Experience

11:20 AM, Dec 13, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST

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John Cho, Karen Gillan

Accustomed to Interface

‘Pygmalion’ finds its way to social media

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By ABBY W. SCHACHTER

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Plato’s Diner

Mark Hemingway, Urban Diner

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By MARK HEMINGWAY

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Mark Strand

Poet of Understatement

Mark Strand, 1934-2014

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By ELI LEHRER

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A protester at a Board of Visitors meeting  at the University of Virginia, Novem

The Flight from Reason on Campus

And the madness of crowds.

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By JAMES W. CEASER

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Everything old—even the ‘morbidness’—is new again

The Children’s Hour

Everything old—even the ‘morbidness’—is new again

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By ELIZABETH POWERS

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A Credulous Press Feeds the PC Mob

Where was journalistic skepticism at Rolling Stone?

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By PHILIP TERZIAN

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The Week’s Newest – And Oldest – Racial Minority

Critics complain about racial makeup of 'Exodus'

9:18 AM, Dec 9, 2014 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN

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Barnes Podcast: On the U. Va Rape Story

Hosted by Michael Graham.

5:15 PM, Dec 8, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST

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That's the Spirit!

That's the Spirit!

A study of America's drinking habits by city (aside from a lot of vodka)

4:01 PM, Dec 8, 2014 • By VICTORINO MATUS

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A Conversation With Ruth Wisse

3:34 PM, Dec 8, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER

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