Articles of Note

Who was the original Falstaff or Iago? So iconic are these characters, it’s hard to imagine the actors who originally performed them   ... more »

New Books

To cool down, seals urinate on themselves, bees vomit, storks defecate. We sweat, for better and worse   ... more »

Essays & Opinions

A mystery novel by a pseudonymous author arrives with a warning: “Advance Promotional Copy: Do Not Read.” Was it just a ploy for virality, or something else?   ... more »