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Arts & CultureBooks
Nathan Beacom
David McPherson's new book on the importance of placing limitations on our ambitions and desires touches on existential, political, moral and economic questions.
Samuel L. Jackson and John David Washington in ”The Piano Lesson” (photo: Julieta Cervantes)
Arts & CultureTheater
Rob Weinert-Kendt
‘Death of a Salesman,’ ‘The Piano Lesson’ and ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ showcase the strivings for Black economic independence and self-determination.
“All Quiet on the Western Front” was released in the United States on Netflix on Oct. 28 (photo: Netfllix).
Arts & CultureTelevision
Doug Girardot
This “All Quiet on the Western Front” does not need special effects to hold its own. It is matter-of-fact, and that is its strength.
Former President Donald Trump speaks Feb. 28, 2021, during the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Fla. (CNS photo/Joe Skipper, Reuters)
Arts & CultureTelevision
Joe Hoover, S.J.
”I can’t say it’s not my fault,” says Lincoln Project co-founder Stuart Stevens. Really? Someone in American politics actually said that?
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Christopher Lasch's writings are cited by everyone from the most fervent cultural conservatives to dyed-in-the-wool Marxists—and he had much to say about modern American culture.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Kevin Christopher Robles
With age comes wisdom, and that is certainly true for Taylor, whose latest album, “Midnights,” is almost entirely introspective, even a little retrospective.