November 6, 2017

"In a review of the show’s first season, Joshua Rothman described Stranger Things as something like “Lovecraft in suburbia.” The looming, multi-armed monster presented as a new archfoe in the latest season certainly suggests the showrunners—identical twins Matt an...

June 6, 2017

Polyamorists should rebel not against marital fidelity but against filial parsimony. Having many children represents a real chance to fall in love over and over again.

August 25, 2016

"Aaron Burr, Hamilton’s narrator and Hamilton’s killer, complains that Hamilton has been “seated at the right hand of the father,” elevated to Washington’s side. The Trinitarian image is ironic: Though Washington is a godly man and father-figure, Hamilton isn’t quite a...

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October 23, 2019