Film columnist Lauren Wissot talks to Robert Kenner and Eric Schlosser about their latest project, Command and Control, which chronicles a horrific nuclear near miss.
A televised ‘obesity autopsy’ in Britain is attracting comment and concern from the fat community, which fears that it will contribute to fat stigma.
Sarah Jaffe’s Necessary Trouble is a sharp, insightful look at the state of activism in the US that goes beyond expected territory and into the heart of diverse communities.
Imperium takes on a world of white pride, racial reactivity, and conspiracies in the United States.
The mystery of JT LeRoy is an enduring puzzle, but were fans tricked, or subjected to an experimental art piece?
In her 18th book, writer and Distinguished Professor of English at CUNY Staten Island Sarah Schulman takes on the weighty topic of interpersonal conflict, abusive behavior, the “overstatement of harm,” and how the continued mistaking of conflict for abuse leads to unnecessary escalation of various problems—often leading to cruel acts of isolation, shunning, scapegoating, and …
The title might sound intimidatingly dry, but this is a pivotal, challenging, thoughtful book about disability and society.
Time travel is a pervasive theme in pop culture, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is just the latest entry in the pantheon. What’s the deal with our time travel obsession?
The porn industry is a big place, and pioneers like Angie Rowntree are carving out a space of their own.
Stranger Things is a nostalgia supercut, but does that mean we need to analyze it to shreds, or can we just enjoy it for what it is?