This week, history of barbecue, Damien Hirst’s mid-life crisis, conceptual poetry’s bigotry, the ISIS dildo flag, a crow rides a bald eagle, the first 3D printed office, and more.Continue Reading →
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“The male function is to produce sperm. We now have sperm banks.” —Valerie SolanisContinue Reading →
In the 1982 television special “I Love Liberty,” Robin Williams channels the voice of the American flag.Continue Reading →
In preparation for his debut on CBS’s The Late Show in September, Stephen Colbert kept his hosting skills sharp by serving as guest host on Monroe, Michigan’s public access talk show Only in Monroe.Continue Reading →
Culture in the 21st century is a minefield of trigger warnings, a nebulous type of cautionary note that is deployed as a way to warn people about the content they’re about to encounter.Continue Reading →
This week, USC’s embattled dean speaks, famous artists review books, defending gallery assistants, and more.Continue Reading →
The Guardian reported this week that Queen Elizabeth appeared “unimpressed by a painting given to her by the German president, Joachim Gauck.”Continue Reading →
Today the United States Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage — henceforth known simply as “marriage” — is protected by the Constitution.Continue Reading →
Yesterday afternoon, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state capitol.Continue Reading →
This week, Malevich’s “Black Square,” paying comic artists, sexism in club culture, Egyptian photo archive goes Creative Commons, Irish slaves, encyclopedia of pasta, and more.Continue Reading →