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The Highlights of the 2021 Emmys
Michaela Coel’s brilliant speech, Jennifer Coolidge’s one-woman wavelength, and the pleasing return of dumb red-carpet questions. By Michael Schulman September 20, 2021
The Netflix Teen Drama That Goes Deeper Into the Arab Patriarchy
“AlRawabi School for Girls,” a series set in Jordan, is bold in its willingness to depict young women weaponizing patriarchal violence against one another, to ultimately chilling ends. By Yasmine Al-Sayyad September 18, 2021
Right-Wing Takes on A.O.C.’s Met Gala Look
The war of the gowns is on in Washington. By Barry Blitt September 17, 2021
Biden’s Big News
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! By Barry Blitt September 10, 2021
Tao Lin Is Recovering from Himself
In “Leave Society,” Lin’s protagonist is sick, tired of autofiction, and searching for a better way to be. Does he succeed? By Andrea Long Chu September 8, 2021
The Empty Religiosity of Kanye West’s “Donda”
Black praise music has always emphasized and reinforced a sense of community, but these songs, and this whole affair, are the work of a lonely layman pulpiteer. By Sheldon Pearce September 7, 2021
The Healing Art of Harmonic Vibrations
At Socrates Sculpture Park, Guadalupe Maravilla transforms works of art into therapeutic instruments. By Andrea K. Scott September 3, 2021
Eric Clapton, Enough Is Enough
The guitarist and singer performs his anti-vax anthem for an eager crowd. By Barry Blitt August 31, 2021
American Vernacular: Chicago and the Birth of the Comic
A cartoonist discusses his new show about the development of an American art form. By Chris Ware August 28, 2021
What’s Revealed in “Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed”
A new Netflix documentary explores the fraught legacy of Bob Ross and his happy little trees. By Michael Schulman August 25, 2021 Sections News & Politics Culture Business, Science & Tech Humor Cartoons Books & Fiction Magazine Photography Video Podcasts More Newsletters About Careers Contact FAQ Media Kit Press Accessibility Help
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