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‘I didn’t deserve this horrible life’: Detained Iranian cartoonist speaks out

ON SATURDAY evening, in Durham, N.C., the artist Eaten Fish received the 2016 Courage in Cartooning Award, in a ceremony at the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists convention. Eaten Fish, the pen name of a man otherwise known publicly only by the first name Ali, could not be at the AAEC Political Satire Fest to […]

The 'Refugee' Agenda

Tragic loss of life and limb by American citizens is the price being paid by innocent people for the leadership’s insistence on pursuing the refugee agenda.

Rangers Lose to Brewers, 8-3, Lose Ground for AL Home Field

14 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Monday night began with a 2016 American League West Division championship banner being unfurled from the office complex beyond center field at Globe Life Park. But the Texas Rangers took a step back in pursuing their next goal — earning home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

3 Sincere Questions For Trump Supporters

My work as a New England college professor and expert on the Middle East might make it seem unlikely that I connect to Americans who support Donald Trump. Yet my life story says otherwise. My parents were lower-middle class folks struggling to make better lives for themselves and me. Show More Summary

Ernest Roesen, American (born 1877). Via Still Life, Quick...

23 hours agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

Ernest Roesen, American (born 1877). Via Still Life, Quick Heart. Ernest Roesen, The Rose, Late 19th - early 20th century.

President Obama salutes Arnold Palmer as ‘American Dream come to life

A president paused Monday to remember the King. In a statement released by the White House, President Barack Obama recalled golfer Arnold Palmer, who died Sunday at the age of 87, as the “American Dream come to life” as well as a ferocious competitor who “did it all with a grin that hinted maybe he […]

The Latest: Obama says Palmer was the American dream

President Barack Obama says Arnold Palmer was "the American dream come to life." Obama praised the late golfer's rise from a humble start in Pennsylvania to "superstardom" around the world        

Obama: Arnold Palmer 'was the American Dream come to life'

The golf world is mourning the loss of Arnold Palmer, who died on Sunday at the age of 87. Jack Nicklaus wrote a moving tribute on his Facebook page. Tiger Woods posted a nice photo of the two to his Instagram account. And on Monday,...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton and the Resurrection of Old-School Hysteria

There’s a long tradition in American life of using women’s health to discredit them—as conspiracy theorists have done with the Democratic nominee.

In 'Visiting Edna' by David Rabe, cancer crashes a life

Although David Rabe's deeply disturbing new play — a howl of authorial anguish, really — is fundamentally about an ordinary American mother and her equally quotidian son, the distinguished American playwright employs a couple of extraordinary devices. One Steppenwolf Theatre Company actress in...

Five Stories/Trends From This Week’s ArtsJournal: How The Arts Speak To Real Life

This Week: Why is it so hard to tell if American theatre is thriving or not?… Have art and technology had a falling out?… Perhaps TV is the solution to our political polarization… The music industry seems to be finally getting it together… A cautionary tale about getting swallowed up by the online world.

How Ryan Murphy brought ‘AHS’ to life at Universal’s Horror Nights

When Universal Studios Hollywood and Florida made the announcement that “American Horror Story” was coming to its Halloween Horror Nights celebration at the theme parks, by way of a haunted attraction, a community of horror fans were elated. After all, “AHS” has come to become one of the leading horror franchises you’ll find right now, […]

When I Hear the National Anthem, I Will Kneel and Bow My Head

In 2008, I felt like an american for the first time because I saw a leader who looked like me. All my life I hoped my education and accomplishments would free me from the history of my skin color as inherently inferior and intimidating - it never did. Show More Summary

Kellyanne Conway just criticized Obama’s response to Trump claims about black Americans

In an interview aired Sunday on ABC's "This Week," the manager of Donald Trump's campaign, Kellyanne Conway, chided President Obama for his response to claims by the Republican presidential nominee that life has never "ever" been worse for African Americans than it is today. When asked about Trump's characterization of black life, Obama said, "I think […]

Via Still Life, Quick Heart. Charles Lewis Fussell - American -...

2 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

Via Still Life, Quick Heart. Charles Lewis Fussell - American - 1840-1909. Charles Lewis Fussell, Still Life with Fruit, 1891.

Arthur Grover Rider, American, 1886-1975. Via Still Life, Quick...

2 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

Arthur Grover Rider, American, 1886-1975. Via Still Life, Quick Heart. Arthur Grover Rider, Cracked Bottle, 20th century.

‘There is no stronger disorganizing force in American Jewish life than Israel’

Zionist anxiety about Israel: Criticism is for some American Jews "the sole basis for an American Jewish relationship with Israel," says Yossi Klein Halevi, while John Podhoretz discovers that a beloved history teacher is now an anti-Zionist

Hot Spec Script ‘American Rebel’ Acquired By Amy Pascal

EXCLUSIVE: A major pre-emptive spec-script deal has just closed, with Amy Pascal’s Pascal Pictures acquiring Christopher Cosmos’ American Rebel. It is based on the true story of Deborah Sampson, who risked her life during the Revolutionary...Show More Summary

Booth Museum highlights Edward S. Curtis’s portraits of Native American women

At the turn of the 20th century, photographer Edward S. Curtis traveled to the Southwest to document Native Americans, whose traditions and way of life he believed would soon vanish. He spent the next 20 years living among more than 80 tribes across America and producing upwards of 40,000 images.

Friday Talking Points -- The Debate Wait

This past week, normal Americans went about their daily lives. Children endured school once again, the birds twittered merrily, and lovers everywhere fell in love. Life went on for hundreds of millions. Lucky them. In the world of wonkcraft,...Show More Summary

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