Arts

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Transgender dogma is naive and incompatible with Freud

May 31, 2019 7:41 pm

Many observers noticed a tension in LGBT+ ideology between social constructivism and (some kind of biological) determinism

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Daenerys did nothing wrong

May 31, 2019 11:15 am

As a social justice warrior, I identify with her

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Quentin Tarantino on how spaghetti westerns shaped modern cinema

May 30, 2019 7:52 am

‘The movie that made me consider filmmaking is Once Upon a Time in the West’

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Laura Loomer’s life after cancelation

May 29, 2019 5:31 am

Dominic Green and Art Tavana discuss the fate of the deplatformed provocateur

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Swedes in space

May 28, 2019 5:30 am

Aniara reviewed

Poems for Memorial Day

May 27, 2019 6:48 am

From a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq

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The blistering bathos of Game of Thrones

May 22, 2019 5:06 pm

Game of Thrones’s climax presents a problem for America’s prestige publications

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Alabama Public Television vs gay marriage 

May 22, 2019 9:26 am

It’s not the state network’s job to censor a legal, public activity

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Good hats – shame about the movie

May 20, 2019 8:07 am

Sunset reviewed

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Publish and be damned

May 19, 2019 11:20 am

Non-Fiction reviewed

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Spare me, Generation X: you’re not that special

May 14, 2019 2:28 pm

Marketers hyped millennials up so that advertisers could sell us products

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Why pro wrestling is great Americana

May 14, 2019 1:54 pm

We are fascinated with the conflict between ‘kayfabe’ and real life

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What I learned from Doris Day

May 14, 2019 9:53 am

We’re all Doris; standing around trying to figure out how relationships work

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Was Shakespeare a woman?

May 13, 2019 1:48 pm

Of course he was

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Spotify and the death of discovery

May 11, 2019 11:45 am

The service’s algorithms have shaped a generation of listeners who are defined by attention deficit disorder and a fear of complexity and difficulty

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Trump is Satan

May 10, 2019 5:24 pm

Paradise Lost in Washington, DC

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How film fell for caliphs and slave girls

May 9, 2019 2:57 pm

The Arabian Nights has inspired more than 70 movies, from silent ballet and Scooby Doo to Pasolini’s picaresque eroticism

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Fear and Loathing on Netflix

May 8, 2019 12:56 pm

A Fortunate Man reviewed

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The Bard and Bollywood

May 7, 2019 3:24 pm

Much ado about Shakespeare in Indian cinema

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Has Saturday Night Live finally found its feet in the Trump era?

May 5, 2019 3:34 pm

Skip the political cold-open every week

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Brace yourself Donny, spoilers are coming

May 3, 2019 10:51 am

Ruining Game of Thrones is in the global interest for Godfrey

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What do Game of Thrones critics think they’re watching?

April 29, 2019 3:56 pm

Critics who only write about shallow subjects will only produce shallow writing