Remember those family dinners your parents made you endure as a kid? If you do, you probably had a more cheerful childhood than your friends whose meals were parent-free. Fast Company reports that researchers at McGill University found the frequency with which families dine together is "strongly cor ... More >>
WWI gets Spielberg’d; Fincher’s new girl in town
Norman Rockwell gets the Charles Mee-Anne Bogart treatment
Bassists shine, even amid the dark age of conservatism
R.C. Baker's Best in Show
Imagine our excitement when we saw this article in the New York Times: "A Congressman's Abs Garner Yeas." I mean, yeah, it's a bit tongue-in-something, but the Times is actually acknowledging a hottie politician who has become something of a gay icon, despite maybe not actually being gay! Tha ... More >>
As you may have heard, some of the town hall meetings held by public officials for debate on Obama's health care plans have become brawls. In St. Petersburg, protesters bellowed until Representative Kathy Castor left the meeting; in St. Louis, a health care reform proponent, Brian Matthews, said h ... More >>
Street food al fresco on Fourth and Fifth Avenues
Vintage Esquire covers have their day at MOMA
Take me out to the ballgame—but feed me right
The Piano Teacher ponders stories; Rag and Bone makes them ponderously cute
Pirate of the Guggenheim! How Richard Prince stole his way into the art world's heart.
The truth behind Hairspray
Imp of the art-historical perverse
Few living artists have such breathtaking ways of making things
Money shots: Lasciviousness, voyeurism, and the inner life of paintings
The success of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code excites interest in a secretive Catholic lay groupand further notes on the culture of conspiracism
Crackerjack craftsmanship aside, does Currin's Whitney show live up to the critical hype?
Currin's retro prompts a reassessment of an artist who may be 'our premier mannerist'
Going for the Jugular of Sensation: Art Imitates Lowlife at the Brooklyn Museum of Art
'Living History': Reading the Senator's 500-Page Résumé
Tina Brown Gets a Buzz Cut