Art is referred to as timely when it reflects and refracts the issues of the day. But in Antoinette Nwandu’s play Pass Over, timeliness is the message.
Vadi is the grandson of Mexican farmworkers, a poet, and a lifelong skater. His new book, Inter State: Essays from California reads like salvage ethnography from an amateur anthropologist. “I fear losing California,” he states in one of the book’s seven related essays. That fear propels him to study it, take grainy pictures, and preserve it in the way he knows best: in words.
Alexander Dumas once wrote that all human wisdom could be summed up in two words, “wait and hope.” In his new book, Infinitely Full of Hope: Fatherhood and the Future in an Age of Crisis and Disaster, British philosopher Tom Whyman spends time dissecting the latter.
HBO Max 'Small Town News: KPVM Pahrump' Review: Proof That ‘Small’ isn’t Synonymous With ‘Unimportant’
The news industry is dying. We’ve been hearing that for years now. And it’s mostly true. A new documentary series from HBO, Small Town News: KPVM Pahrump, puts that crisis in the spotlight.
Over the course of two interviews—a Zoom from her New York home and a call from London, where she was filming The Little Mermaid—Dumezweni and I discussed her rising stardom, overcoming the hurdle of transitioning from theater to television acting, and why she doesn’t like the term “diversity.”
Loneliness, writes Kristen Radtke, is “a variance that rests in the space between the relationships you have and the relationships you want.” In her new book of graphic nonfiction, Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness, the writer and illustrator — who is currently the art director and deputy publisher of the Believer — renders loneliness in vibrant color.
With this engrossing and gratifying first entry in a planned series, Afia manages to craft a period-specific yet race-conscious mystery that resonates with the world we live in today.
In her debut book, Technically Food: Inside Silicon Valley’s Mission to Change What We Eat, journalist Larissa Zimberoff considers the many answers to a single question: What do we gain—and what do we lose—by embracing a future of lab-made food?
If EVIL season one was a meditation on the nature of evil, season two is a deep dive into its power to corrupt.
An interview with John Paul Brammer, the voice behind the popular advice column and now memoir — ¡Hola Papi!
Starstruck is a cotton-candy confection, a breezy six episodes marked by sweetness and levity that once you’ve finished, you’ll be devastated there isn’t more of.
There’s never been a show like NBC’s Superstore, which is ending its six-season run this month.
For fans who know what the show is capable of, it is ending far too soon.