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Malcolm of All Trades Malcolm Gladwell discusses his new book, Mao Zedong, and why the statues of history’s bad guys should stay up

April 21, 2021

Hollywood Claws Back It was a rocky year for the movie industry, but luckily for everyone stuck at home with little to do, some great films were still made. We recommend our Oscar-nominated favorites

April 20, 2021

Emergency Exit Come out of hiding with these songs from the Animals, Junior Parker, Lyn Collins, Animal Collective, and more

Scott Rudin’s Employee Handbook Welcome to the team! Here are a few things to know …

Will a Divorce Put Trump in Prison? Plus: a look at Bumble, the billion-dollar dating app; Bethany McLean on the Sackler family; and more

Heartbreak Hotel Photographs from a new book pay homage to the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc, the dazzling seafront retreat that has played host to Ernest Hemingway, Jane Birkin, and Mick Jagger, on its 150th anniversary

Doug Varone in Ten Acts The choreographer’s first pandemic piece is a mini-series of short films, set to songs from the 1940s and 50s and produced through Zoom

April 16, 2021

A Happy Accident Fame didn’t come overnight for Tony-winning actor John Cullum. The film An Accidental Star traces his road from the American South to the Broadway stage

April 16, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week The Zurich Opera streams a new production of Jacques Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann by Andreas Homoki

April 16, 2021

Short List Books to read this week, from a history of crime and punishment in ancient Rome to a novel of clashing cultures and an account of post–W.W. II recovery

April 14, 2021

The First Lady of the Skies Between her record as the first woman to cross the Atlantic by air and her disappearance a decade later, Amelia Earhart was the Eleanor Roosevelt of flying, championing women’s careers in aviation

April 14, 2021

Win or Die Game of Thrones was a flop when it first aired 10 years ago. Its final episode set an all-time U.S. record with 16.5 million live viewers. What changed?

April 13, 2021

The H-Word David Cowles and Josh Gosfield’s new magazine, Public Eye, invites great artists to create works based on a theme. First up: heroes, as introduced by the talk-show host in Public Eye’s opening pages