Congratulations to Suja Thomas (Illinois) on the publication of her new book, The Missing American Jury (Cambridge 2016). This is an important work from a leading scholar in the area. As we are all well aware, very few employment cases...
The Economic Singularity: Artificial intelligence and the death of capitalism.. This new book from best-selling AI writer Calum Chace argues that within a few decades, most humans will not be able to work for money. A strong claim! This … Continue reading ?
From the new book 'A Super Upsetting Book About Sandwiches' Actor Kyle MacLachlan is known for a handful of things — among them, his role in David Lynch's Twin Peaks (and the forthcoming reboot) and his love for wine. But MacLachlan has also said some wise words about sandwiches: "If I’m going to make... Show More Summary
Antonio García Martínez has seen several different sides of Silicon Valley. In his new book "Chaos Monkeys" he details his experience bouncing from Wall Street to the tech world, where he was founder and CEO of a YCombinator-backed ad-tech...Show More Summary
Tech systems are so interwoven that even if we could understand their complexity, they change too fast to keep up. We have to study them like an ecology, says a new book
In an essay publicising his new book, the rightwing philosopher has some disturbing thoughts to about the Ring. Blithely dismissing Wagner’s powerful racism and its influence on Nazism, Scruton continues to regard the Ring as a model for our times, perhaps as a model for the death of democracy. That is why the Ring Cycle […]
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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. claims in a new book that his cousin Michael Skakel was railroaded in the 1975 murder of his teen neighbor Martha Moxley in Greenwich, Conn.
In this excerpt from his new book, "Sweat Equity," Jason Kelly dives into the world of Chip Wilson, Wunder Unders, and athleisure.
Danish photographers Tobias Markussen, Sara Galbiati, and Peter Eriksen join us this week to discuss their new book ‘Phenomenon‘. The critically acclaimed work, featuring 150 colour photos, explores the modern American UFO myth, as seen through the eyes of believers and witnesses. Our Plus+ extension then looks at...
Turns out, behind that beard, the cantankerous Alan Moore is just a big softie. News by Peter Derk It started when a nine-year-old kid was given a school assignment: write to a favorite author. Dear Alan Moore I am writing because IShow More Summary
The rise of Donald Trump, culminating in his speech at the Republican National Convention Thursday night, has flummoxed many political observers. I certainly didn’t predict it. But even if Trump’s nomination was hard to predict, that doesn’t mean it’s hard to explain. Over the past months, we’ve had many pieces here at the Monkey Cage using […]
If you were a kid in the late '00s, or if you're a television junkie who's seen all the best and buzziest shows, then you're probably familiar with the award-winning fan favorite animated classic Avatar: The Last Airbender and its sequel series Legend of Korra. Show More Summary
Guest post by Jonah Berger (@j1berger), Professor at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On. This essay is based on his new book Invisible Influence: The Hidden Factors that Shape Behavior...Show More Summary
Are you ready for our third book reveal in the new Charmz line from Papercutz? Charmz is a new line of graphic novels aimed at tween girls that’s set to launch in May 2017. In a lead up to SDCC weekend, we’re revealing a new book every day this week. Check out the deets about the next book below, as well as exclusive, unlettered preview pages!
The world of He-Man and She-Ra has a lot of history, spanning decades of comics, cartoons, toys, and more. But three new books coming from Dark Horse are planning to archive some of that history in stunning style, and we’ve got the first look. Read more...
The conversation surrounding Ben Lerner’s new book Hatred of Poetry has reached the Smithsonian—Smithsonian Magazine, that is. The institution’s Senior Historian, David C. Ward, remarks that while the collection begins with “certitude...Show More Summary
Follow @RubenBolling on Twitter and Facebook. Friends of Tom the Dancing Bug join its subscription club, the INNER HIVE, for early access to comics, and much more. And check out Ruben Bolling’s new book series for kids, The EMU Club Adventures. Book One here. Book Two here.
Heather MacDonald, who is based at the Manhattan Institute, has a new book out titled, The War on Cops. Is there a war? John Stossel notes that the “war on cops” narrative is overblown: “?‘War’ means killing. The attack on officers...Show More Summary
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