BACK TO THE BASICS
Amazon Makes Clothes Shopping Less Fun. Customers Love It.
The behemoth retailer wants to come for your closet like it came for the bookstore. But rather than dazzle you with designs, the site is catering to your most basic desires.
Nathan Lane Cleans Up Broadway’s Biggest Pile of Dead Bodies
In ‘Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus,’ Taylor Mac imagines what happened next after Shakespeare’s tragedy: an epic clean-up of blood and body parts, and a call for resistance.
Royal Feud: Harry & Meghan ‘Feel They Have Been Cut Adrift’
How the royal feud could see Harry and Meghan exiled overseas, why the new royal parents may want an American ‘Manny,’ and could Prince William miss the royal baby birth?
'ALL OF THESE ARE ONE'
The (Possibly) Gay Apostle Who Believed in Radical Equality
Paul the Apostle is often branded as a patriarchal misogynist who hated all gays. But dig into his letters and you'll find an intense devotion to erasing all forms of oppression.
The Mystery of Why Michelangelo Burned His Sketches
In the days before Michelangelo’s death, while his health was deteriorating, the artist built two bonfires and burned everything he could get his hands on.
Edward Gorey Wore the Weirdest, Wackiest Jewels
The famous author could often be found waltzing about New York in skull jewelry and furs.
Marian Anderson’s Famous Concert Stood Up to Segregationists
On Easter Sunday 1939, singer Marian Anderson gave a free concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial after being denied the opportunity to perform at Constitution Hall.