From time to time books are written equating the downfall of a nation with certain observable events. Such is Anthony Esolen’s ‘Out of the Ashes.’
Chance provides an opportunity to shed the grievance and alienation that that many feel from pop culture and instead embrace a common joy.
The 84-year-old Kentucky crooner thinks Madonna and Ashley Judd might’ve gotten a little out there.
In his new book ‘The Death of Expertise,’ Tom Nichols takes a sobering and witty look at why the information age has paradoxically become a bonfire of of arrogance and ignorance that threatens to engulf us all.
Are creators entitled to the fruits of their hard work, imagination, and creativity? The cultural left for which Richard Prince is the poster boy says no.
Ásgeir Trausti Einarsson is Iceland’s most popular artist, and his new album will release this year.
Currently the way to succeed as an arts organization is not to create a product that attracts new audiences, but to create a product that pleases those who dole out the free cash.
Piers Brendon’s book, “The Dark Valley,’ offers valuable lessons about the rise of fascism in the 1930s for the present populist moment—provided we have the maturity to resist comparing Trump to Hitler.
Despite its commercial success, The New York Times left a new book about infamous abortionist Kermit Gosnell off its bestseller list.
George Orwell’s dystopian classic, ‘1984,’ is back in vogue—but to understand what’s happening in our world, we need less Big Brother and more Aldous Huxley.
In his new Bill Clinton biography, Michael Tomasky struggles with the problem of how to write about a recent president without resorting to punditry—and doesn’t always succeed.
Cutting funding to antiquated, state-run boondoggles like the NEA and PBS is reasonable budgeting and healthy for both free speech and art.
For a television show that ended nearly 20 years ago, ‘Seinfeld’ still looms large in America’s cultural imagination. Jennifer Keishin Armstrong’s book, ‘Seinfeldia,’ tells of its history and meaning.
The art world’s Ivanka Trump backlash is so postmodern it has rendered itself meaningless.
I don’t hate ‘God Bless the USA’ because it is cheesy, boring, or even that it gets over-played to the exclusion of better songs, although all of that is true.
In his new book ‘The Art of Being Free,’ James Poulos puts twenty-first-century popular culture and the Western canon in a blender and comes up with a wholly original book that reshapes what we think about freedom.
‘Rogue One’ is a throwback to the highbrow Hollywood culture that the original ‘Star Wars’ film rebelled against back in 1977.
Meryl Streep says Hollywood elites are the real victims and MMA is for losers, and fails to empathize with Trump voters.
In 1965, John Cresswell Keats wrote a book that compellingly argued college wasn’t worth it for most students. Too bad we didn’t listen to him.
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