My friends had one question for me after I saw Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ: Is it anti-Semitic?
Solo theatrical performances are like ads. Everyone claims to hate them but nevertheless finds the good ones irresistible. A good ad acts like a tonic, making a new idea easy to swallow.
The title does neither the book nor its author any favors.
Mel Gibson's movie is a blood libel against the Jewish people.
Months after Strom Thurmond's African-American daughter, Essie Mae Washington-Williams, stepped into history, commentators continue to step around the most explosive aspect of this controversy wi
AS NOVEMBER approaches, the Presidential race
seems to be too close for partisans of either side
to take comfort.
The Iowa Brown and Black Forum.
In 1879 the German journalist Wilhelm Marr, a former socialist and anarchist, founded an organization that was novel in two ways.
Tony Kushner's latest play, Caroline, or Change, left me contemplating its curious title, which suggests an indecisive playwright. Why not just Caroline, or simply Change?
For almost forty years now, the white South has been moving steadily into the Republican ranks.