Two royals and a baby - and some rescue chickens.
What's happening to the top 50 high schools? And what does that mean for everyone else??
Do words still have a common meaning?
I wrote this near the beginning of the pandemic. Like everyone else with cancer, I was scared.
I've seen a lot but I never thought I'd see this...
In those more innocent days it seemed that obvious answers were at hand.
The Minnesota congresswoman could take a bolder stand for some of her most vulnerable constituents.
Americans have turned weapons of war into consumer goods.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood celebrates values that have been repeatedly dismissed as dangerous and outdated.
Migrant children are suffering. Christians need to help.
An elite-college education is one of the few expensive things that is for sale, but that not everyone is allowed to buy.
For 30 years, we’ve trusted human-resources departments to prevent and address workplace sexual harassment. How’s that working out?
I waited a long time before I wrote about Joan Didion. Coming into her orbit when I was 13 - and she was at the height of her powers - changed my life. She taught me what it was possible for a woman writer.
Completely known and utterly unknowable. I was a year old when she died - she should have been out of the culture by the time I was aware of culture. But the myth only got stronger. By the way, this is the most gorgeous art and layout that's ever accompanied one of my essays.
Why the "talkinest child" understands women and the power of television better than anymore else.
I was a Berkeley girl, 13 years old when Patty Hearst was kidnapped. It felt like every girl in the city saw herself in Patty.
Mrs. Kennedy's JFK problem --- and ours.
I think this is the best essay I've ever written. Whenever I would rant about some strongly held opinion ,my father would wait me out and then ask me, "What is the best argument for the other side?" So here - The best argument for and the best argument against...
Sometimes an event will swirl through the popular culture grabbing everyone's attention. When it's an especially trivial event and there's a huge response to it I'm always interested. There is aways something deeper, unexamined in the reactions,,,