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Time Stands Still at the Super Bowl: Trump, Rules, and the Banality of American Liberalism

Leigh Claire La Berge on the Super Bowl LII and the fetishization of rules.

The Campus Antifascist Network is Winning the Fight Against Fascism at Universities

Founders of the Campus Antifascist Network argues that fascism is not free speech, and that fascists should not be given a platform on University campuses.

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Getting Schooled: Bluto vs. Tracy Flick

By Liesl Schillinger On Friday, January 6th, eight weeks after our disastrous national election, Congress will meet for the official …

Only Emote

By Zack Hatfield A little over a year ago, when entrepreneur and reality television tycoon Kim Kardashian debuted the first …

The Explorer’s History of Korean Fiction in Translation: Literature as Japanese Colonialism Fell

By Charles Montgomery The LARB Korea Blog is currently featuring selections from The Explorer’s History of Korean Fiction in Translation, …

Senator Feinstein and Judge Koh

By Carl Tobias On December 10, the Senate recessed without conducting a final vote on United States District Judge Lucy …

Word of the Year: Surreal

By Jonathan P. Eburne Each year, the editors of Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary select a “word of the year” based on the …

Religion and Materialism at the K-Spa

Natura Spa is a Jimjilbang hidden in the basement of a decadent old marble-walled department store on the corner of …