Monday, March 16 2015
Even if Sony had pulled off a successful marketing gambit with The Interview, they couldn't have masked that this is a genuinely unfunny film.
Monday, December 1 2014
In Culture Worrier, Pulitzer Prize Winner Clarence Page tackles a multitude of issues in his intelligent newspaper columns from 1984-2014.
Thursday, October 16 2014
Written in vivid detail and expertly researched, Mike Stobbe's chronicle of the office of the Surgeon General parts the curtains on some surprising heroes and brings us to a surprising conclusion.
Tuesday, October 14 2014
The challenges for Americans and other countries to grapple with are not economic ones, and they are not narrow, technically ‘scientific’ ones. They are moral and philosophical ones.
Thursday, July 18 2013
If anything, I Wear the Black Hat makes you think about what is culturally acceptable when it comes to malicious behavior.
Thursday, December 6 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 touches upon themes of America's economic decline, technological dependencies, and the loss of international political capital in the face of a costly empire.
Thursday, November 8 2012
Hurricane Sandy was not just a freak natural occurrence -- it became the 'perfect storm' for cultural events such as conspiracy theories, religious intolerance, scientific accountability, and the sharing of (mis)information through social media.
Wednesday, September 5 2012
Republicans love rock 'n' roll -- almost as much as the bands loathe them. Here are five songs the GOP can call its own.
Wednesday, November 2 2011
The diplomat believes he’s a skillful player, he believes he’s in control; but the game is much bigger than he is, and defines what he can and cannot do.
Thursday, October 20 2011
The esteemed political scientist's latest book provides a thought-provoking look at the political history of past civilizations, and is sure to offer plenty of fodder for conversations about the present.