The Haunting Presence of Time in Linklater’s Boyhood
August 26, 2014 |
There’s a sadness that runs through Richard Linklater’s recent film Boyhood, one that’s hard to put your finger on. Shot over twelve years—yes, twelve years!—t...
Expand the Inner Circles
August 21, 2014 |
Earlier this month, Robert George offered a bit of advice to young scholars. That advice, in a nutshell, is to be very wary of applause. "In the end," he says, "what matters ...
Inside the Islamic State
August 14, 2014 |
If you haven't been following the five-part series The Islamic State put out by VICE News, you might consider it if you're interested in the shocking parade of stories coming ...
What Anonymity Does to Communities
August 8, 2014 |
A few years ago, my brother and I were driving from Texas to Ontario and on the way we stopped in Kentucky where—long story short—we "ran into" Wendell Berry. He was...