Culture

Ava and Deborah sitting on a private plane.

‘Hacks’ and the Tragedy of Cool

In the latest season of the HBO Max series, the facade of indifference unravels

Caring Is Sharing
Sam Moore
Bono, left, of the band U2, and Apple Computers Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs, right, hold up Appl...

An Elegy For the iPod

Join me in mourning by solemnly playing "1234" by Feist on your Apple Watch.

rest in pod
Nicholas Russell
Elvis' Living Room in Graceland.

Welcome to Tiny Graceland, Where Elvis Hangs His Itty-Bitty Hat

Behold, the King's mansion in 1:24 scale

net positive
Claire Carusillo
TURIN, ITALY - MAY 12: Vladana performs on stage during the second semi-final of the 66th Eurovision...

Eurovision and Its Discontents

The flamboyant song contest is not only a Saturnalia of Taste, it is also a Saturnalia of Sovereignty

Spectacle
Ryan Ruby

The Genre of Affliction

And how does reading another hybrid essay/memoir about mental illness make you feel?

Books
Houman Barekat

Kelly Reichardt Shouldn't Have To Put Up With Bard Students

But she does for health insurance

Liberal Arts
Fran Hoepfner

Let’s Discuss ‘This Is Us’: What to Do About Mother

Oh good, this should be fun

recaps
Kelly Conaboy

‘Poison Ivy’ Is a Pop-Culture Punchline Worth Taking Seriously

Katt Shea's 1992 erotic thriller deserves another look

Lust
Adam Nayman

Dinner Isn't Fun Anymore

If I wanted to wait in line for an hour and a half I'd try getting a routine health screening

doing lines
Claire Carusillo

Regular Food Review: Dippin’ Dots

Some things are better left in the past

Core Memory Unlocked
Jenny G. Zhang

Jessica Biel and Elizabeth Olsen Are Both Candy

It's a double slay as the two stars portray the same axe-wielding woman in different streaming shows

White Girl Problems
Olivia Craighead

In 'Take Me Out,' It's All Locker Room Talk

The revival of Richard Greenberg’s play about a baseball player's coming out lays bare the rules of the game

it gets batter
Jake Nevins

High and Dry in Vegas

Nevada's water crisis is getting harder to ignore

Lake Mead
Nicholas Russell

Austin Butler Was Doing Elvis Voice at the Met Gala

Good for him

heartbreak motel
Fran Hoepfner

We Should All Be Reading Cookie Mueller

A new edition of 'Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black' reveals a singular talent

Aliens
Annie Geng

Everything About the Depp/Heard Trial Is a Huge Bummer

Amber has taken the stand

heard's word
Fran Hoepfner

‘Hacks’ and the Tragedy of Cool

In the latest season of the HBO Max series, the facade of indifference unravels

Caring Is Sharing
Sam Moore

An Elegy For the iPod

Join me in mourning by solemnly playing "1234" by Feist on your Apple Watch.

rest in pod
Nicholas Russell

Welcome to Tiny Graceland, Where Elvis Hangs His Itty-Bitty Hat

Behold, the King's mansion in 1:24 scale

net positive
Claire Carusillo

Eurovision and Its Discontents

The flamboyant song contest is not only a Saturnalia of Taste, it is also a Saturnalia of Sovereignty

Spectacle
Ryan Ruby

The Genre of Affliction

And how does reading another hybrid essay/memoir about mental illness make you feel?

Books
Houman Barekat

Kelly Reichardt Shouldn't Have To Put Up With Bard Students

But she does for health insurance

Liberal Arts
Fran Hoepfner

Let’s Discuss ‘This Is Us’: What to Do About Mother

Oh good, this should be fun

recaps
Kelly Conaboy

‘Poison Ivy’ Is a Pop-Culture Punchline Worth Taking Seriously

Katt Shea's 1992 erotic thriller deserves another look

Lust
Adam Nayman

Dinner Isn't Fun Anymore

If I wanted to wait in line for an hour and a half I'd try getting a routine health screening

doing lines
Claire Carusillo

Regular Food Review: Dippin’ Dots

Some things are better left in the past

Core Memory Unlocked
Jenny G. Zhang

Jessica Biel and Elizabeth Olsen Are Both Candy

It's a double slay as the two stars portray the same axe-wielding woman in different streaming shows

White Girl Problems
Olivia Craighead

In 'Take Me Out,' It's All Locker Room Talk

The revival of Richard Greenberg’s play about a baseball player's coming out lays bare the rules of the game

it gets batter
Jake Nevins

High and Dry in Vegas

Nevada's water crisis is getting harder to ignore

Lake Mead
Nicholas Russell

Austin Butler Was Doing Elvis Voice at the Met Gala

Good for him

heartbreak motel
Fran Hoepfner

We Should All Be Reading Cookie Mueller

A new edition of 'Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black' reveals a singular talent

Aliens
Annie Geng

Everything About the Depp/Heard Trial Is a Huge Bummer

Amber has taken the stand

heard's word
Fran Hoepfner