The Joshua Tree Aesthetic: How the Mojave Yucca Became a Symbol of Music Video Feminism

Julia Sizek discusses how the joshua tree became a symbol of feminism in popular music videos.

Stopping Global Warming Doesn’t Have to Be “Inconvenient”

Sitting in the back of a Doubletree Hotel courtesy van, exhausted, I fielded questions about why in the world I …

Politicon: Where Cheers and Jeers Are More Important Than Political Engagement

My grandfather was a Rockefeller Republican for most of his life. He served in the Eisenhower administration and was a …

Orphan Black Season Five, “One Fettered Slave”: Sexuality, Parenthood, Euthanasia

Everett Hamner reviews "Orphan Black" season five, episode nine.

At Santa Maddalena

“Dinner here is 8:30, so arriving at Saint Ellero before 8 is ideal,” Andy had written in an e-mail and …

Orphan Black Season Five, “Guillotines Decide”: The Community is the Smallest Unit

By Everett Hamner This is the eighth in a series of episode-by-episode reflections on Orphan Black Season 5 (preview; episode 1 …

The Stuff of Dreams: Bernard Friedman’s The American Idea of Home: Conversations About Architecture and Design (University of Texas Press, 2017)

By Sam Hall Kaplan Bernard Friedman’s The American Idea of Home: Conversations About Architecture and Design was recently presented to …