Culture

Under the Covers, Between the Sheets

With the new translation of the Kama Sutra, it's not all about sex.

Whitney's Public, Private Struggle

It's a lot harder for mega-celebrities to manage their public and private personas.

The Help's Same Old Story

The film boasts Oscar-worthy performances but spotlights black exploitation in Hollywood.

A Super Bowl for the People

Led by Madonna’s halftime act, this year’s telecast included something for everyone.

Will the Real Citizens United Please Stand Up?

Long before it was named in a Supreme Court decision, the group was a conservative production house.

The Libertarian Romantic Thriller

Ron Paul's message makes it onto the big screen.

Sonia Sotomayor's Radical Judicial Activism

The Supreme Court justice shows total disregard for the wisdom of the Founders.

What It Feels Like to Be Poor

Katherine Boo chronicles the intimate realities of poverty in an Indian slum.

Woody Allen's Excellent Adventure

Midnight in Paris is nothing more than a dilettante's guide to the City of Lights.

Stop the Damsel in Distress Act

Parks and Recreation's once-funny and subversive lead character turns into an anti-feminist cliché.

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The Oscars recognize women in non-traditional roles, but leave actors of color behind.

I Fought PBS and PBS Won

Downton Abbey gives the network a bona fide guilty pleasure.

The Winner Is...Romney's Debate Coach

The GOP front-runner finally gets in some digs at Newt Gingrich.

The Inside Track

Luck, HBO’s horse-racing series, is about the other American pastime: gaming the system.

 

Cynthia Nixon, Gay and Proud

Are we "born that way"? Do we choose to be gay? Who cares?

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