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Stargazing under lockdown

July 7, 2020 3:28 pm

The late great American astronomer Leslie Peltier was onto something

Uncle Tom shows another side of the African American story

July 7, 2020 2:34 pm

Black America is hardly a monolith

Custard and coffee

July 7, 2020 12:20 pm

Lisbon is the perfect weekend destination to do very little

Kanye West and the uncancelables

July 7, 2020 11:47 am

It’s hard not to admire people who get rich and say whatever they want

We need to talk about Prince Harry

July 7, 2020 9:38 am

He’s started to resemble a captured dignitary forced to spout horrifying woke propaganda

The next pope: are we facing the nightmare of a Parolin pontificate?

July 7, 2020 6:52 am

Vatican officials are anxious to get their hands on an advance copy of The Next Pope, a survey of 19 leading contenders to succeed Pope Francis scheduled for publication next month. The author, Edward Pentin,…

So, you wanted to be famous?

July 6, 2020 11:16 am

Thanks to social media we all get the experience of being chased by the digital paparazzi

Candid camera

July 5, 2020 12:29 pm

Jacques Henri Lartigue composed his photographs like a painter

Fatal attraction

July 5, 2020 11:49 am

William Woodward had it all — until he met the socially ambitious showgirl Ann Eden

What does it mean to go ‘stir crazy’?

July 4, 2020 8:38 am

Only now I discover my assumptions about that phrase were wrong

Born Toulouse: varietals, vermouth and verse

July 4, 2020 8:21 am

Pinot Noir ‘should be approached like a beautiful woman — with respect, some knowledge, and great hopes’

Five questions for Ghislaine Maxwell

July 3, 2020 1:19 pm

Did Ghislaine Maxwell supply information to the FBI?

The Ghislaine Maxwell I know

July 3, 2020 12:01 pm

Like every other arrested person, she must be presumed innocent

Conservatives: stop appropriating cancel culture!

July 3, 2020 9:50 am

Offense archaeology is an ancient and respected tradition of my people

Hello, boys: Lucas Cranach’s bodies beautiful

July 2, 2020 1:11 pm

Why look at black-and-white books? You want the good stuff

How not to run a literary festival

July 2, 2020 12:09 pm

I will never isolate again, no matter how good it has been for my health

Online chess is the ultimate lockdown sport

July 2, 2020 9:43 am

Unlike real life, the possibilities are never-ending

Why corporations should not bow to the mob

July 2, 2020 3:14 am

Advertisers should stop pressuring social media to censor conservatives

What we need is social media distancing

July 1, 2020 9:45 am

Social media brings out the worst in us because the algorithm rewards us for being tribal, divisive and emotional

Is the Lancet becoming too political?

July 1, 2020 9:12 am

Playing politics makes it easy for critics to question your intentions

Just-one-knee syndrome

June 30, 2020 11:37 am

They took a knee, as it were, when what they should have done was throw themselves to the ground

Parler is not going to replace Twitter

June 29, 2020 4:08 pm

The conservative app is not a driver of news and events

Moral dictatorships and double standards

June 29, 2020 11:54 am

Does liberalism make you immune to cancel culture?

Revolution then: The Patriot stands alone

June 29, 2020 8:22 am

Gibson achieves peace of mind by dismembering a redcoat with a hatchet

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