Aggression, Ethics, and War in ‘The Big Lebowski’
It's more than just entertainment. It reflects the feelings of an era.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 May Be Coming Back
The smartest dumbest show ever created for television.
When King Lear Was a Rom-Com
The King Lear people saw for almost two centuries was very different from Shakespeare's.
Did James Bond Invent Globalization?
Ian Fleming may have understood international relations better than academics.
Art and the Spoils of War
The Nazis weren't the first looters of European art treasures.
Do We Overstate Miles Davis’ Genius?
There are things about Miles Davis we never discuss. Maybe it's time we did.
From Pinball to Video Games: How Sex Shaped the Gamer Revolution
From the start, sex played a strong role in marketing games to teenagers.
After Returning From War, Veterans Find Solace In Art
The role of art in helping veterans heal from the traumas of war.
The Sartorial Canvas: How the Iconic Dr. “Doc” Martens Reflect a Culture
The iconic Dr. "Doc" Martens boots seem to have shifted their own image, expanding its reach and popularity.
The Quirks of Pronunciation: Why Some People Say “Banana” and Others Say “Bananal”
I say "Harvard" and you say "Hahvahd"