Articles of Note

Roughly 40,000 years ago, Neanderthals dwindled and then vanished from Eurasia. What caused this die-off? Modern humans and their dogs... more »

New Books

When it came to self-destruction, Edgar Allan Poe was without peer. Liar, plagiarist, drunk, he died in a gutter wearing another man's clothes... more »

Essays & Opinions

To understand the decline of classical music, you need to understand what once made it great: nationalism and Christianity... more »