Tom Wolfe set a new standard in both the world of fiction and nonfiction, and with his passing, all we’re left with are pipsqueak visionaries.
Tom Wolfe, the journalist and novelist who died yesterday at 88, was our enthusiastic guide to the raucous and colorful spectacle that is America.
Donald Glover’s ‘This Is America’ is typical of the art championed by our cultural elites: little artistic content, but loud, didactic political messaging.
The historian and social critic knew that the political and cultural movements of the Sixties would have long-lasting consequences for American democracy.
‘Fearless Girl’ is an unintentional representation of contemporary feminism in general: loud but empty messages about female ’empowerment.’
Marshall McLuhan is still the most penetrating Christian humanist to grasp that technology has forced us to rediscover how humans can use it to advance our species and preserve its humanity.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia changed the arc of his profession through the sheer force of excellent prose.
“The Right Stuff,” a film that celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, ended Hollywood’s “Vietnam Syndrome.”
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