Commentary on entertainment, movies, videos, plays, video games, etc.
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?
“Why do [children] ... prefer structured activities to unstructured ones and ... seek adult guidance rather than lead peers on their own?”
Can you get all 16 questions right?
Tired of the current order? You need to focus your energies.
The Ancient Greeks had many heroes in their stories. Which hero are you?
Can we at least agree on that?
This brief quiz assesses your philosophical world view and determines to which of the eight schools of thought you are closest.
A Temple University physicist might have stumbled upon a method for making better chocolate.
3 Reasons Why This Is a Problem
Welcome back to middle school.
Despite the potential for limited understanding, the school started teaching and performing Shakespeare and the effects were remarkable.
9 simple questions to show off your brain power.
A scientist conducts a crazy-sounding experiment to find out.
The new film 'Lady Susan' reveals the grapple for power and money in the 19th-century marriage market.
The claim is a persistent one. Is there anything to it?
Continual adult-directed activities may be preventing creativity and innovation in children.
"I realized the school structure of sending work home is strangely geared to form a wedge between the parent and the child."
If Americans aren’t informing their minds by reading, should we be surprised when we get the candidates, laws, and culture that we do?
Buckley apparently was perturbed that Schlesinger didn't want to appear on Firing Line.
She wants to be president and likes the movie Terminator though.
The journalist admitted she approved doctored footage in a documentary examining gun violence in America.
Are you a wise Marcus Aurelius? A dignified Augustus? Perhaps the cultured Hadrian? Or maybe the diabolical Nero?
Refresh your Memorial Day knowledge with the quiz below!