Arts & Culture FilmBill McGarveyFebruary 01, 2018
The Best Picture winner is soaked in what Bernard Lonergan called ‘startling strangeness.’
Arts & Culture TelevisionBill McGarveyJanuary 12, 2018
Chappelle’s two latest specials wade deeply into our national conversation.
Arts & Culture MusicBill McGarveyNovember 29, 2017
The self-described “first child of the baby boom,” Jann Wenner is not happy with a new biography.
Arts & Culture IdeasBill McGarveyOctober 04, 2017
Tom Petty died on Monday at age 66, and anyone who knows me well understands that it is a personal loss.
Politics & Society Last TakeBill McGarveySeptember 27, 2017
Paul McCartney’s concert was a much-needed reminder that joy and beauty and love are not crushed by darkness.
Arts & Culture MusicBill McGarveySeptember 15, 2017
Finn’s songs somehow manage to avoid cheap nihilism in favor of a palpable sense of mercy.
Politics & Society IdeasBill McGarveyJuly 11, 2017
Who better to combat the absurd, dark joke at the heart of the rise of Trumpism than someone like Al Franken?
Politics & Society Last TakeBill McGarveyJune 09, 2017
Diana Henriques wrote the book on Madoff. She says Donald Trump is no con man.
Arts & Culture Last TakeBill McGarveyMay 11, 2017
The documentary series “Five Came Back” and the British film “Their Finest” have brought World War II propaganda films back into public consciousness.