Arts

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Jussie Smollett’s journey from dehab to rehab

February 23, 2019 9:12 am

Being a gay black man could be a career-saving move if Smollett plays the part for liberal white media

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Jussie Smollett, and the strange alchemy of egalitarian despotism

February 22, 2019 10:19 am

The less hate there is in the United States, the more hate crimes must be manufactured in order to keep the Fraternal Order of Victims afloat

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What I want from modern architecture

February 21, 2019 1:02 pm

Architects need to stop aiming for the ‘iconic’ and focus on everyday beauty

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‘Lock him in a motel and he’d do something astonishing’: Hockney on the genius of Van Gogh

February 21, 2019 12:44 pm

David Hockney explains what makes the Dutch artist’s drawings such a joy

russian doll

A reincarnation drama worth reliving

February 18, 2019 2:09 pm

Russian Doll reviewed

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Will history survive?

February 18, 2019 6:23 am

The ongoing monument controversy shows the susceptibility of ‘liberating tolerance’ to fanaticism

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Let’s not demystify the vagina, please

February 15, 2019 10:28 am

In eroticism, there is only a small step from the sublime to the ridiculous

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Joy Villa: Border wall Grammys dress made people angrier than ever

February 12, 2019 4:37 pm

Camila Cabello seemed to approve though

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What is it about young women and serial killers?

February 11, 2019 10:02 am

On the surface, Ted Bundy was good-looking, normal-behaving and could be disarmingly charming

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WATCH: SNL sends up the Virginia blackface scandal

February 10, 2019 3:24 pm

‘But it was the Eighties!’

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How good is the film Liam Neeson was trying to promote?

February 10, 2019 2:25 pm

Cold Pursuit reviewed

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Contempt for Liam Neeson has ‘Taken’ its toll on me

February 8, 2019 10:21 am

I don’t have money, but what I do have are a very particular set of skills. Skills I have acquired over a very long career in online social justice

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Who’s afraid of Tulsi Gabbard?

February 6, 2019 1:21 pm

The Hawaii congresswoman is an identity politics box-ticker, yet MSNBC has it in for her. Why?

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Tomi Lahren offers a lot to the world of rap beefs

February 6, 2019 11:12 am

Game respects game

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In defense of Liam Neeson

February 5, 2019 12:28 pm

The primal need for vengeance condemned by the Irish actor is now on full display by his haters and detractors

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Maroon 5, America 0

February 3, 2019 10:11 pm

Sport is supposed to be an escape from everyday life, but the Kaepernick-Trump stand-off has ruined all that

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We need to talk about problematic Hollywood

February 1, 2019 11:24 am

It’s not just Mary Poppins that needs to be brought into the 21st century, argues Godfrey Elfwick

tolkien

A Hobbit-sized exhibition about Tolkien as pipe-smoker and parent

February 1, 2019 10:40 am

A new showcase gives us the real Tolkien – not his awful legacy

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resident evil 2

Not quite scary or clever enough for legendary status

January 31, 2019 10:12 am

Resident Evil 2 reviewed

No, Mary Poppins Returns isn’t racist

January 30, 2019 12:25 pm

Another piece of elite idiocy in The New York Times

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Why don’t you know about Lavell Crawford?

January 30, 2019 9:54 am

Is it because he is black?

cold war

Cold War is a true work of art

January 27, 2019 2:35 pm

Cold War reviewed

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Why SNL’s Tucker Carlson skit was a misfire

January 27, 2019 10:46 am

SNL writers presumably believe that all Fox News shows operate on the same level of idiocy — and that isn’t right

all about eve

All About Eve was all about bitching – off-screen as well as on

January 24, 2019 12:50 pm

Robert Gore-Langton goes behind the scenes of Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s 1950 masterpiece