A look at Flannery O'Connor's short story "A Good Man is Hard to Find" and the movie 'Nocturnal Animals' as the Beginning and End of a Subgenre. Column by Bart Bishop Nocturnal Animals, released in 2016, took a classic horror movie trope and added prestige to it. Show More Summary
"Arrow Recommends is a column that has my sorry ass advise older movies to your royal asses. I will be flexible in terms of genres i.e. I will cover whatever the bleep I want. For now, it will be the way to keep my voice on the site." PLOT:...Show More Summary
County officials have approved emergency repairs to an aging Iowa courthouse with several deteriorating columns. The Sioux City Journal reports that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors approved the work … Click to Continue »
It's good to see the NYT has diverse voices on economic issues. In his "Economic Scene" column on the economy's supposed labor shortage, Porter argued that "raising barriers to imports — inviting retaliation from trading partners — is...Show More Summary
Thanks to Judy Ritchie for the heads up on this advice column vaccine related question. Mom to be is angry with her brother and his wife because they are vaccine cautious, having their own child with a vax injury. This...
[As part of our weekly column by Mr. 1500 of 1500Days.com – a fellow blogger who retired at 43!] My cover as a blogger was blown last year when a story about us went viral. I knew something was wrong when the blog went down. When it finally came back up, I had over 30,000 page visits and it was still before noon. On that day, we […]
This column was originally published by Truthdig.com In a televised interview with the McClatchy News Service on June 25
The rate of productivity growth in advanced economies has been falling. Optimists hope for a fourth industrial revolution, while pessimists lament that most potential productivity growth has already occurred. This column argues that data on the research effort across all industries shows the costs of extracting ideas have increased sharply over time. Show More Summary
Cynthia Tucker column: With Donald J. Trump as president, however, the GOP has abandoned any pretense of subtlety. Trump has plumped up the myth of voter fraud with outrageous accusations, incredible theories and charges that could not possibly be true. … Continue reading ?
Column: PGA Tour could use a little more clarity and a lot more sizzle in deciding the FedEx Cup champion
VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR: My latest column at the Foundation for Economic Education – People Are Grumbling about the iPhone X Because That’s How Innovation Works. Well, that and the massive prestige premium Apple has added to the price.
It’s been the subject of blogs, media articles, conversations, magazine columns, and it’s this: Should we Photoshop people? Well let’s relate it all to my genre. Travel. Should we Photoshop travel pictures? To what extent and why? Is...Show More Summary
By Mauricio Sulaiman: It would be impossible not to dedicate this week’s column to Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. Saturday night in Las Vegas at the T Mobile Arena, Golovkin finally received the world recognition as the best fighter in the middleweight division and one of the best in the world. Show More Summary
It's back to school time, which means it's required reading time. Bring the pain. Column by Peter Derk It’s back to school time. According to the aisles of stores. Man, I hated that as a kid. It’s like, I KNOW we have to go back to school. Show More Summary
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(Scott Johnson) We frequently link to Weekly Standard articles and editorials in our Picks and posts. Yesterday, for example, we had Dominic Green’s extremely interesting Weekly Standard column “Theresa May’s Indian summer” in our Picks. Show More Summary
This week is another monster – just a reminder, the idea of this column was to do five must-see movies every week, good Lord – with everything from a massive documentary mini-series to a Prince concert film to both the biggest blockbuster and indie hit of the summer. Let’s get to it. ON AMAZON PRIME […]
For months the Times has been running a series of columns on how centrists are befuddled by Corbynism. The often-admirable Nick Cohen has joined this trend. His piece contains a big grain of truth – that Corbyn “won the left-behind....
On the topic of tax reform, I wrote the “opposing view” column yesterday for USA Today. But rather than oppose the newspaper’s editors, I agree with most of their views. The editors said: The federal tax code is an unholy mess. It consumes 6 billion hours of Americans’ time each year. Show More Summary
Mallory Ortberg, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up below to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. SendShow More Summary