News and Features
An analysis of the BBC's documentary on Al Qaeda and Islamic terrorism.
The progressive and regressive politics of Star Wars.
An interview with Peter Eisenman, architect of Berlin's new Holocaust memorial.
The politics of a progressive playwright.
Max Ernst at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
She has the face of a mermaid--a real one, not a Disney blonde. The wide
undulant mouth drinks in her world like oxygen; the hazel eyes reflect a
bent and wavering light.
TV shows that tell you how not to raise your children.
Your movie reviewer has been reading Colin MacCabe's excellent book on
Jean-Luc Godard and pondering its discussion of France after World War
Al Gore's Current TV debuts today. But will his new network transform the media?
As part of a nationwide festival of tributes to Pete Seeger in 2005, Studs Terkel offered this essay on the life and times of an American balladeer.