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Wendy Wasserstein’s 1989 play barely passes the Bechdel Test. Men act; Heidi reacts. What Lean-In feminist has time for that?
Clouds of Sils Maria is prolonged debate about the passage of time and the ceaseless rivalry of generations.
“There is no such thing as not voting” is the faith that Darryl Pinckney grew up in.
The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi hopes his mock sitcom will make us laugh our way to becoming Halal in the Family.
Warm and unaffected, Philip Glass’s memoir is nothing like his music.
In Nell Zink’s The Wallcreeper, biology fails to determine anything at all.
The founder of the Living Theater was absolute about her principles as a pacifist anarchist, yet never dismissive or judgmental toward those who didn’t share them.
The music of Empire is the theology of capitalism.