The prolific man of letters spent the last decades of his life tarnishing his own reputation—but what a reputation it was.
Will the Olympics be a break from Europe and England's problems, or make them more vivid?
The Dark Knight Rises is not an easy parable for the political left or right.
A new book sheds light on the ruins that always lie in an Olympics's wake.
In the Nolan films, Batman is a reformer and humanist, and not an avatar for right-wing fears.
Don't believe Limbaugh—the most recent Batman movie is an epic for the 1%
The government has the tools to help remedy the jobs crisis, so why isn't it doing anything?
The presidency is not a technocratic position.
The other famous American songwriters who had a role in pushing Guthrie to write his most well-known anthem
The Locavore's Dilemma takes aim at the sustainability movement, ignoring the broader problems plaguing our food system.
While it isn't flawless, Brave has an impressive satirical eye for a mainstream movie.
Woody Allen's latest travelogue is sprightlier than you'd expect.
Brave tackles the Scottish countryside and family tensions in a poignant—if slightly by-the-books—way.
In what is literally its most visible case of the Term, seven justices duck the free-speech issue.
A review of Mark Shriver's new book about the life of his father, progressive hero Sargent Shriver.