Article Archive

Wolverines! Rocky! … Comrade Detective?

Strange series reaches for 80’s Cold War nostalgia, lands in Konfusionstan.

September 20, 2017

Twin Peaks Reconsidered

As with any town, Twin Peaks will have had to weather the passage of time. It will have decayed and aged. It will have been razed and paved over.

May 21, 2017

Telling a Story Within a Single Frame

Like a great filmmaker, photographer Gregory Crewdson captures the human vulnerability in places we’d rather forget.

February 20, 2016

How to Make Amends

Eve Tushnet shows that therapy and recovery are mere balms without the work of mercy.

February 12, 2016

Ireland Is World Enough

Hubert Butler’s literary localism is nationalism of the right kind.

December 3, 2015

Don Colacho’s Epitaphs

Nicolás Gómez Dávila’s aphorisms are a reactionary’s sharpest weapon.

November 7, 2014

Carrying the Torch for Karl Kraus

Jonathan Franzen rebrands the classic Austrian writer for a modern American audience.

February 28, 2014