Author Archives: Noah Millman
About Noah Millman
Noah Millman is TAC's theater critic and a solo blogger. Prior to that, he blogged regularly for The American Scene, and his work has appeared in Commentary, The Economist, The Atlantic, and First Things. He worked for 16 years on Wall Street in equity derivatives and then in structured credit products before leaving to pursue his literary and artistic ambitions at the beginning of 2010. He was born in New York City and, with very minor exceptions, has resided ever since in the city or its environs.
I read with interest Rod Dreher’s piece about the “Gay Bob, Christian …
Based on the comments I received, I think I may have been …
Is there really a popular constituency – in either party – for a campaign focused on foreign policy restraint?
Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s film, “Two Days, One Night” asks the question: what happens to solidarity when workers have to hand out pink slips to each other?
Our relationship with Saudi Arabia is a depreciating asset – but that doesn’t mean we should simply dump it.
Would President Obama’s community college plan expand the ranks of college students—or provide a cheaper path for students already aiming for a four-year degree?
Is “A Most Violent Year” a failed homage to the great New York crime and corruption films of the 1970s, or is it trying to subvert our expectations of such films?
Well, the official nominations are out, and my predictions are batting . …
Whether Romney is ultimately deemed ridiculous or a serious threat, he makes it harder for establishment-acceptable candidates other than Bush to get traction.
Or is this what a spiritual revival looks like?
We’re all going to wind up in the trash bin of history eventually. In the meantime, let’s go to the movies.
First-strike fantasies undermine the credibility of our diplomacy.
My first piece at The Week is up today: The overwhelming reaction to the …
Credibility matters less when objective interests and capabilities are clear – and more when they are hard to discern. Which may explain why the more expansive hawks care about it so much.
“Broken windows” may have had an important role to play in New York’s renaissance, but William Bratton needs to focus not on defending his legacy but on selling the NYPD on reducing the police footprint.
Are scientific “proofs” of God’s existence really an effort to reassure ourselves of the ultimate knowability of the universe?
Probably the most fun part of preparing my eight-course Hanukkah dinner has …
For the past eight years, I’ve been throwing a dinner party one …
“Boyhood,” “Birdman” and “The Babadook”
I don’t usually do double-feature features for live theater, because, well, you …← Older posts Newer posts →
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