Talking to the artist and author of Dark Pool Party about celebrities as archetypal figures, shunning posterity, and whether we finally have the correct conditions for heterosexuality.
The author of Children of Paradise on a decade of reporting on Iran, history as a story of ideas, and the importance of understanding the events in foreign countries on their own terms.
The Palestinian filmmaker on nationalism, film as resistance and hope.
The author of Invisible Dead on why writing about Vancouver is liberating and the psychic cost of the truth.
The author of Closer: Notes from the Orgasmic Frontier of Female Sexuality on scientific ignorance, the sexualized Other, and Victorian hang ups.
Moroccan architect Aziza Chaouni was determined to make ancient manuscripts accessible to the public.
Talking with the author of White Sands about blurring the boundaries of fiction and nonfiction, the disappointments of pilgrimage, and the possibilities of serious comedy.
The author of Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube on dog sledding, abuse, and the lure of the Arctic.
In a new documentary about the 1964 killing of Kitty Genovese, her brother confronts the myth that 38 people turned a blind eye to her murder.
The director of Chevalier on character development, masculinity, and why kissing is really kind of weird.
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