In this one hour radio interview, journalist Janet Reitman discusses Inside Scientology, her comprehensive five-year investigation into the Church of Scientology.
Why Elizabeth Gumport fails to understand the essays she quotes and the realities of book reviewing.
In this lengthy investigative report, we talk with numerous customers, booksellers, and authors to determine whether paid author events reflect a legitimate path for the independent bookstore.
Bad Teacher is a curiously tepid film needlessly sanitized by its good intentions, with an underlying sexism getting in the way of bona-fide subversion.
In this 40 minute interview, Mara Hvistendahl discusses Unnatural Selection, the problems with population control, skewered sex ratios, surplus men in China, and whether or not Paul Erlich is a crackpot.
If this year’s cinema has taught us anything, it’s this: don’t trust a movie with “green” in the title.
In this second BAMcinemaFest dispatch, our correspondent tackles burlesque dancers and a moving documentary about the National Guard serving in Afghanistan.
In this first BAMcinemaFest dispatch, our correspondent takes in weekend flings, Sasquatch romance, and a very annoying hipster who thinks he’s Buster Keaton.
In this comprehensive 8,000 word interview, journalist Susan Freinkel discusses Plastic: A Toxic Love Story and the unseen and unconsidered impact of plastic upon our environment.
In this 40 minute radio interview, James Gleick discusses The Information, Claude Shannon, entropy, game theory, and the history of information.
Why does Jennifer Schuessler and The New York Times believe that any women who speaks her mind is engaging in a feud? Or little more than a happy housewife heroine?