Commentary on entertainment, movies, videos, plays, video games, etc.
Fantasy fiction is often pooh-poohed by academics and intellectuals, but it can whet the appetite for learning.
It has something to do with the virtues and values emphasized in each of the franchises.
All three contestants failed to answer any of these Final Jeopardy questions right. How can you do?
The actor who played Gimli has become an outspoken defender of the West.
A look back on Christopher Hitchens’ controversial essay 10 years later.
"Indeed, the attraction of black culture for disaffected whites suggests that black culture now speaks to a general condition...:"
Muslim in hijab should have had US flag-bearing honor at Olympic Games... says everyone on the internet except me
People are upset that Michael Phelps was tapped to be the Team USA flag bearer.
Does society have a problem accepting the idea that motherhood can be a fulfilling and non-shameful role for a woman?
Let's see how well you remember 5th grade science.
In his insightful new book, Cass Sunstein explores constitutional questions through the prism of Star Wars.
Just 1 percent of people can pass this difficult memory test. Can you?
Dark, violent, and vulgar, Mr. Tarantino’s movies are hardly the first thing one thinks of when looking to derive theological reflection. But ...
Bowie’s family was plagued by insanity.
Think you know medieval history? Try our quiz on English kings from Medievalists.net.
'No one can hold me in his palms or sight: I scatter sudden clatter far and wide. I want to hammer oaks with...'
Are we ignoring Shakespeare to our detriment?
You better be able to get all 15 right.
Is it better to be feared or loved? Let's see how much Machiavelli you have in you!
But his Dickensian upbringing is not the most amazing part of the story.
Can you match these nine famous medieval authors to their works?
What is Hollywood doing wrong?
R.I.P Bruce Banner.
In modern life, "entertainment" has largely taken the place of "leisure".
They will make you sweat.
The head of a prominent reading organization just bashed classic stories... is she misguided?
Only one in five Americans can.
Quiz time! How well do you know your literary classics?