U.S. cartoonist Alison Bechdel portrayed as she works in her studio at the castle of Civitella Ranieri, central Italy, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014.

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.
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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?
Todd Stone September Skyline

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.

The Origins of Bastille Day

Bastille Day as we know it began as private educational events phased into lively street fetês, and eventually the parades and fireworks we know today.

The Lotus Magazine

First published in 1910 by the Author’s Bureau, The Lotus Magazine covers art history, composition, and individual pieces ...

Interview with Godzilla

Godzilla is rampaging across movie screens nationwide en route to a projected $200 million at the box office. ...