Articles of Note

I am perhaps one of the dumbest writers that's ever lived, says Kenneth Goldsmith, explaining his search for the moment "when the stupid flips over into the sublime"... more »

New Books

Talking, arguing, shouting, preaching, threatening: Wilhelm II, the last kaiser, "was like a Tourette's tic at the heart of the state"... more »

Essays & Opinions

The culture wars burned bright for decades, clarifying, stultifying, exhausting. Blame New Left and neoconservatives alike... more »