A Banner Day for America’s Scariest StaircaseShadowing William Friedkin as Washington honors The Exorcist steps.
A Long Time Ago …Cinematographer Gilbert Taylor and his wife Dee recall their adventures shooting Star Wars and Dr. Strangelove.
The Power of Powers of TenHow the Eames’ experimental film changed the way we look at Chicago—and the universe.
A New Game AfootKareem Abdul-Jabbar on why he decided to write a novel about Sherlock Holmes’ older brother, Mycroft.
Emmanuel Lubezki Is on InstagramAnd the Gravity cinematographer is just as gifted with still images as he is with moving ones.
The Greatest Music Cue of All TimeNicolas Winding Refn explains how he uses music in his films—and names his favorite song choice in cinematic history.
The Terrorists Among Us Forget Syria. The most dangerous religious extremists are migrants from North and South Carolina.
Cards Against Humanity Asked People to Give It $5 on Black Friday for Nothing in Return. The Stunt Worked.
A New Statue in Edinburgh Honors a Bear Named Wojtek That Served in the Polish Military During World War II
The Link Between Anti-Abortion Rhetoric and the Planned Parenthood Attack Yes, there is such a thing as “incitement.”
A Radical Experiment in Democracy Is Happening in Northern Syria. Americans Need to Start Paying Attention.
The “Useful Thanks Purveyor” Bonus Segment The Culture Gabfest hosts welcome culture editor Dan Kois to discuss the archetypal family roles at Thanksgiving dinners.
We Need a Moratorium on Genetically Modifying Humans The technology for potentially creating designer babies has progressed much faster than the deliberation.
Warrior Kings Golden State is currently playing better than any basketball team in history. You might want to watch them.