[written as an anthropological response to the New Zealand massacre of March 2019. I was in the field, doing ethnographies.] I’ve spent the last month out of the shipping lanes of American prosperity, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Jersey. In one case, I visited a town of roughly 1000 people. ThisContinue Reading

Michael Schulman analyzes the Oscars’ Best Picture category and the chances that “1917,” “Parasite,” “Joker,” “Ford v Ferrari,” “Little Women,” “The Irishman,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” and “Marriage Story” have at the top Academy Award. * This article was originally published hereContinue Reading

Time Magazine invited Martha Stewart and the stars of Fixer Upper, Joanna and Chip Gaines, to the TIME 100 gala early this week. Chip says, “She didn’t have the faintest idea who we are, not a single clue.” How very sad. Martha was looking at her replacement. [Please visit the original MediumContinue Reading