Articles of Note

Why the continuing obsession with Nazis? For the stark moral drama, to which we can retreat from our far more complex world... more »

New Books

Schubert was chubby, syphilitic, and dead at 31. No wonder he created that most bleakly melancholic song cycle, Winterreise... more »

Essays & Opinions

Even for hard-core secular rationalists, luck is a deity deserving some level of credence. Fortune may be fickle, but it ain't dumb... more »