The lightly fictionalized historical drama shows that it’s hard for staid institutions to grow and change with the times, especially when they aren’t forced to.
Samantha Cole's book is marred by vague animosity toward tech companies.
The Golden Enclaves is the third installment of Novik's best-selling Scholomance trilogy.
Elves need not apply.
Podcaster and music critic Rob Harvilla reminds us of the debts we owe to the tunes of that often cringeworthy decade.
An underground network in Chicago helped women terminate thousands of pregnancies amid abortion prohibition.
It's the story of a distant future where rich denizens meddle in the affairs of the past.
Falwell and his wife engaged in extramarital trysts with a younger man and introduced him to powerful friends, such as future president Donald Trump.
Libertarians should recognize language as a quintessential example of spontaneous order.
For the first time, The Great British Baking Show's three best bakers are immigrants to the U.K.
The U.S. and the Holocaust condemns anti-refugee policies of the World War II era.
Star Wars remains an epic tale of good vs. evil, but underneath the myth are ordinary human motivations.
The new book Inventor of the Future prefers to show him as a credit hog.
Eventually the player realizes nothing is getting built and quits.
The video game merges free market trading with exciting space combat, and your ethics and goals are up to you.
The millennial generation has had enough anti-prequel propaganda.
If we move to space, it probably won't be because we filled up Earth with trash.
Reality has failed to match author Arthur C. Clarke's hopes.
The treats you bought in gift shops are too crumbly to eat in microgravity.
Stray began development in 2015, so it's not intended to be an allegory about COVID-19 lockdowns, but it sure seems like one.
The black market for drugs empowers bad actors while imposing serious burdens on innocents.
Perhaps boutique businesses with hip tastes can be as bad for bands as the biggest corporation.
Extreme taxes and regulations are hampering legal marijuana markets.
Activists were divided about whether to professionalize the political community or keep it ideologically pure. Sound familiar?
Tracer takes mind control to a new level.
Netflix's The G Word tries and fails to restore faith in big government.
High recidivism rates are not surprising when life in prison features the same factors that drive crime.
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Joe Biden, MAGA fans, and Xi Jinping all fall victim to the band's violent displays on its current tour.
The British spy series shows the lengths to which government overseers will go to protect themselves.
Peaky Blinders reminds us that when the government bans or artificially limits a resource, control of that resource often gets decided through violence.
Podcaster Molly Lambert's gambit to get listeners to critically examine the conflation of sex work is mostly successful.
The Netflix docu-thriller Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey shows the downfall of Warren Jeffs and the unjustified taking of 450 children inside his religious community.
In 2017, a bizarre amendment to an international treaty threw American guitar makers into a panic.
Home distilling, unlike home brewing and winemaking, is still prohibited by federal law.
Elaborate labeling requirements blocked the importation of direly needed European baby formula.
Even as it gained fans around the world, home sales of the film remained illegal in the U.K. until 1999.
Her 1969 Songy a Balady (Songs and Ballads) was yanked from shelves, only to reappear after the 1989 Velvet Revolution.
Senators asked for an investigation since the "sweet, chocolaty taste may encourage consumers to eat well over a recommended quantity of melatonin."
M. Chris Fabricant's new book details how flawed techniques have led to numerous wrongful convictions.