Mindy Kaling’s new Netflix series raises a vexing question: even if we agree that representation matters, what counts as good representation?
Amid the COVID crisis, museums are being reinvented online in ways that harken back to past ways of representing the natural world.
OK Computer was the Sgt. Pepper of a generation with diminished expectations.
In our new series, historian Ethan J. Kytle follows the 1918-19 flu epidemic in Fresno, CA, as it was chronicled in local newspapers and other primary sources.
We saw the best minds of our generation destroyed by news about Jeffrey Epstein.
When seen simply as a stream of incoming sales data, Atlanta can look like a city rising up or population left behind, depending on your point of view.
Maher’s criticisms of comic books and the individuals who read them aren’t novel, insightful, or even recent. He’s just the latest in a long line of moralizers and cultural critics who’ve ascribed various faults in American society to the pedestrian, easily-mockable comic book.
One of the few (very few) pleasures of having cable and paying out an obscene…