The 1960s Photographer Who Documented the Peace Sign as a Political Symbol
Jim Marshall photographed the spread of the peace sign between 1961 and 1968, with his images now published for the first time by Reel Art Press.
October 20, 2017
Dock Ellis & The LSD No-No
The story of the legendary pitcher and his 1970 drug-fueled no-hitter.
November 11, 2009
“Take Me Out to the Ball Game”: The Story of Katie Casey and Our National Pastime
The little-known story of one of the best known sing-along songs, and its connection to women's suffrage.
October 8, 2013
The Amnesia Plot
How 1940s films reinvented the ways stories are told onscreen.
October 25, 2017
You’ll Never See The Northern Lights
"Blade Runner: 2049" portrays a world that is both more terrifying and duller than the world of the franchise's original.
The New Inquiry
October 8, 2017
When Halloween Mischief Turned to Mayhem
Nineteenth-century urbanization unleashed the nation's anarchic spirits.
Zócalo Public Square
October 26, 2017
The Meaning of a Mustache
To shave or not to shave? At the start of the twentieth century, a trend away from facial hair reflected dramatic social and economic shifts.
October 23, 2017
The Family That Built an Empire of Pain
The Sackler dynasty’s ruthless marketing of painkillers has generated billions of dollars—and millions of addicts.
Patrick Radden Keefe
The New Yorker
October 30, 2017
How Theaters and TV Networks are Changing the Way They Show Gone With the Wind
After almost 80 years, America is finally rethinking how it screens its favorite movie.
October 22, 2017
The Battle Between Baseball and Cricket for American Sporting Supremacy
We could have had a very different World Series.
October 19, 2017
Sexism and Male Voyeurism Have Been Intertwined Throughout Movie History
Harvey Weinstein and the history of the male cinematic gaze.
October 19, 2017
Jewish Heroes and Nazi Monsters
The many lives of ferocious cartoonist and illustrator Arthur Szyk at a jewel of a show at the New-York Historical Society.
October 16, 2017