A Modest Political Proposal

By Peter Lunenfeld The political arithmetic of the 2016 presidential election is not looking good for the losers. New York, Philadelphia, Boston, …

’twas

By Joshua Baldwin 1. It rained in Los Angeles the night of December 23. At the crowded airport terminal bar, …

Our Monsters Are Like Us: An Interview with Abdellah Taïa

Abdellah Taïa was born in a public library and grew up in Salé, the poorer, twin city that sits across …

Seopyeonje: How a Surprise Art-House Megahit Showed Korea its Own Forgotten Culture

By Colin Marshall This is one in a series of essays on important pieces of Korean cinema freely available on …

Post-Truth & the Culture of Dissent in the World’s Largest Democracies

By Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee Political language … is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an …

January Horoscopes

By Ichrak Dahou The Sun travels through Capricorn for much of this month, and the Sun’s light will bring the …

Asking for a Friend: How Do I Go Through Life Having Faith I’ll Find Someone?

Dear reader, Welcome to this new adventure, where we’ll try our best to make the most of messes, and maybe …