In the 1979 cult classic The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh, a down-on-their-luck basketball team called the Pittsburgh Pythons is desperate for a change of fortune. They lose constantly, despite being led by the legendary Julius “Dr. J” Erving, and in a strange twist they turn to an astrologer (Stockard Channing) for help…
Until the End of the World, Wim Wenders’s doomed epic, was shockingly prescient about America’s equally doomed 21st century.
The question, Milanich argues, is not “Who is the father?” but rather, “Who do we want him to be?”
OK Computer was the Sgt. Pepper of a generation with diminished expectations.
Gaston Bachelard’s 1958 classic The Poetics of Space offers a fresh way of thinking about our increasingly cloistered existences.
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.
White men — what are they thinking? What do they think about what they think? Is it good to write thinkpieces on thinking about how white men think?
What a week. America saw two great injustices visited on the undeserving among us: Mexican businessman Joaquín “El Chapo” […]