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Still Visible: William Styron’s Memoir of Madness 25 Years Later

An interview with the daughter of William Styron, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Sophie's Choice.

On Gold Diggers

A cultural history of gold diggers.

What Happens in Vegas is None of Your Business

Las Vegas is a city like few others. It’s used in many iconic American stories as a symbol ...

Ex Machinations in the Turing Test

Artificial Intelligence and the Turing Test.

The Etiquette of Desegregation

How whites and blacks had to learn new forms of etiquette post desegregation.
Bill Cosby sitting across from Lisa Bonet

Not Quite Right: The Father Daughter Dynamic in the Cosby Show

The father daughter dynamic in Cosby's show reveals how enmeshed we are in rape and misogynistic culture.

Responding to Terror: The Art of Kerry James Marshall

Given the recent domestic terror, Kerry James Marshall and his art are more relevant and necessary than ever.

George Caleb Bingham: On Display in All His American Contradictions

An exhibition called "Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River," explores the artist in all of his contradictions.

How Second-Wave Feminists Saw Saturday Morning Cartoons

Before the Bechdel test, second-wave feminists looked at sexist portrayals in Saturday Morning cartoons