The first half of a serialized history of old Texas newspapers and a pair of men who shaped the story of civil rights.
Tuesday, February 24
“Okay,” I said. “What do you think is the percentage chance that I’m right?”
“I don’t know,” she said. “Five percent?”
Uncovering the real story behind Capote’s Hand-Carved Coffins.
Monday, February 16
The article that kept the New Yorker alive was written by a debutante. Who happened to be married to Irving Berlin.
Saturday, February 14
Friday, February 13
Sunday, February 8
The life and mysterious death of writer Susan Berman.
Monday, January 19
What does satire do? What should we expect of it? Is it crucial to Western culture that we be free to produce it?
Sunday, January 18
Merriam-Webster is revising its most authoritative tome for the digital age. But in an era of twerking and trolling, what should a dictionary look like?
Friday, January 16
Thursday, January 15
Meet Ben Sherwood, the new head of the Disney/ABC Television Group.