Culture

‘Woke’ Librarians Take Their Politics to Another Level

Field is in ‘meltdown’ mode after Trump election.

Eric Foner’s Artful Finesse on Lee Statues

Rubbing out history—even ‘metaphorically’—won’t help us understand it.

Wolverines! Rocky! … Comrade Detective?

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

iGen Post-Millennials: Put Down Your Phones, Get a Job

There’s a reason they seek ‘safe spaces.’

A Proper Lament for Fading Mid-Century Suburbia

Much of it needs to go, but it deserves a “funeral” first.

The New Elite’s Silly Virtue-Signaling Consumption

Eating kimchi and quoting TED Talks won’t separate you from ‘the rabble.’

Sex is Cheap and It’s a Buyer’s Market—If You’re a Man

It was never so easy to have sex. But that’s the problem.

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Want to Unify America? Try College Football

The power of the pigskin and the glue that binds.

Collateral Damage in Trump’s War with the ‘Fake News Media’

Enemies? More like ‘Frenemies,’ with benefits. And we’re the one’s paying.

America’s Desperate, Apocalyptic Party Anthems

Deindustrialization and debt leads to pop music with a melancholy twist.

RIP Walter Becker: The Edgy, Impish Half of Steely Dan

Guitarist-songwriter helped duo transcend the conformity and narcissism of the age.

Americans Used to be Proud of their Universities

Global prestige slips as schools prioritize faddish scholarship and political agitation.

Our First Binge: “Fugitive” Kept TV Audiences Running

The 50th Anniversary of the groundbreaking “finale.”

The Truth About America’s Civil Religion

Radical secularism, religious nationalism, and threats to the vital center.

Face It: Trump Is the Man in America’s Mirror

History shows we’ve always loved big praise, big flattery, and big money.