Articles of Note

The culture of jihad is a culture of romance. It promises adventure, chivalry, and heroism. Just read the poetry of ISIS... more »

New Books

Dave Hickey has a gift for unfashionable subjects, like Las Vegas and Liberace. An art critic of sorts, he’s also one of our best writers... more »

Essays & Opinions

Diderot, Balzac, Proust, and Bourdieu all wrote on philosophies of clothing. Today we have only coffee-table books on the subject. What’s become of the literature of fashion?... more »