When does the act of acknowledging your own complicity in an unjust system start to look like an empty gesture? Aaron Colton considers the work of Jia Tolentino.
Inexplicably acclaimed, Rooney’s novel offers canned millennial gender play with a scrawny garnish of warmed-over Marxism.
Like discovering free verse, punk rock, or Prince, Guided by Voices offered the awesome realization that you could literally do whatever the fuck you want and it might actually be good.
Until the End of the World, Wim Wenders’s doomed epic, was shockingly prescient about America’s equally doomed 21st century.
The second wave of the virus seemed to be ebbing in January 1919, but health authorities warned Fresnans not to let their guard down.
Historian Joshua Freeman discusses the strange and poignant experience of teaching his final semester under the pall of COVID.
After the Lost Weekend of Spring 2020, American teachers, students, and parents look ahead to a period of prolonged and agonizing uncertainty.
Writer Murray Browne looks back at Pynchon’s novel, once heralded by critics as “bonecrushingly dense,” in light of the age of Qanon.