Gay Equality 1, Civil Rights 0 – join us in wondering how to celebrate this Fourth of July. (Hint: not by seeing Johnny Depp’s new movie, that’s for sure.)
A conversation with the author of a new book about the Russian president, touching on fomenting dissent in the country, Syria, and the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
White House Down, when ranked among the other dull offerings of this summer blockbuster season, is worth its weight in kabooms. You will be entertained.
The actor's genius was his knack for humanizing but not sentimentalizing his tough guy characters.
The documentary The Revolutionary, which documents the life of Charleston native and Chinese Communist Party member Sidney Rittenberg, looks at how political zeal becomes zealotry.
Jon Stewart's summer Daily Show replacement is doing just fine—but not fine enough that he endangers the Comedy Central king's reign.
Are the parents of only children selfish? Maybe, but Lauren Sandler’s new book says that's okay.
Can a rediscovered first draft of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men speak more directly to our time than the finished masterpiece?
The author's chronicle of solitary Americans after the financial crash is nostalgic—but for what, exactly?
What happens when a story doesn't satisfy our need for justice to prevail.
HBO’s documentary of the Russian performance artists is a riot for punk rock lovers and politicos alike.
Talking politics and cracking un-wise with America's favorite over-sharer.
How last night’s shocking deaths reveal Game of Thrones’ biggest theme
Looking back at CNN's debut
Shepard Fairey, Banksy, and FAILE are just some of the artists bridging the gap between the establishment art world and the grittier creative forces of city streets.