The Gaza Nakba demonstrations this week have done nothing to advance the situation of Palestinian refugees, nor did they provide relief to the people of Gaza, who dwell in an open-air prison, hemmed in and oppressed at every turn.

May 18, 2018

What Childish Gambino and Flannery O’Connor have in common

Gambino’s new video for ‘This is America’ is an experience of radical interruption, one that O’Connor would have appreciated.

“A Man of His Word” is a radical portrait of Pope Francis

In a new documentary from Wim Wenders, Francis is sober, consoling, occasionally sad and always jesuitical.

Harry Potter is now on Broadway and it might never leave

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” is both a sequel to Rowling’s iconic seven-book series and a canny rehash of many of its tropes.