Melville Reborn, Again and Again
A scholar traces Herman Melville's reputation in American and British literary circles.
MacArthur Fellow/Poet Terrance Hayes Explores the Blues in Poetry
A collection of poetry by Terrance Hayes, in honor of his recent MacArthur win.
On the eve of the much-anticipated release of iPhone 6, the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theater presented iHamlet.
Is That a “Read”? The Contentious Politics of Drag Performance
The reality television show RuPaul’s Drag Race, which recently completed its sixth season on the Logo television network, is far from running ...
Cartoonist and Memoirist Alison Bechdel Changed How We Talk About Women in Pop Culture
With one comic, artist and brand-new MacArthur Fellow Alison Bechdel transformed how we talk about women in pop culture.
The Sociology of Mork and Mindy
Mork, from Mork and Mindy, was "subversive with an anarchistic strain of defiance for convention" according to a scholarly analysis.
Should Artists Work for Free?
The Twitter account @forexposure_txt is dedicated to documenting requests for artists and creatives to work for free. But should artists work for free?
Art and the Wake of 9/11
Art after the 9/11 attacks
The Prose and Pedagogy of “Weird Al” Yankovic
The pedagogy in the music of "Weird Al" Yankovic
Lunch Poems Turns 50
2014 marks the 50th anniversary of Frank O’Hara’s groundbreaking book Lunch Poems.