Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture
Dorothy Fontana Was ‘a Damn Good Writer’
Timothy Sandefur December 6, 2019
Dorothy Fontana, who died this week at the age of eighty, is best known for her work as a writer for the original Star Trek television series. But, in fact, she was one of the most remarkable women in Hollywood history.
Arts & Culture, Biographies
The Benevolent Spirit Behind Spongebob Squarepants
William Nauenburg December 5, 2019
Stephen Hillenburg left a legacy of youthful enthusiasm and exuberant optimism.
Arts & Culture, History
The Life and Poetry of John Keats
Lisa VanDamme November 21, 2019
Keats’s life was cruelly short and marred by tragedy, unrequited love, and ill health. But his frail body held a formidable soul. That soul lives on through his poetry and inspires us to make the most of our own opportunities for joy.
Arts & Culture, Politics & Rights
Peaceful Death Threats by Bosch Fawstin
Nicholas Provenzo November 21, 2019
Ex-Muslim Bosch Fawstin has received thousands of death threats from Muslims enraged by his drawings of Muhammaed, and he’s collected them in a series that belies the idea that Islam is “a religion of peace.”
Arts & Culture, History, Reviews
The Ascent of Jacob Bronowski: The Life and Ideas of a Popular Science Icon by Timothy Sandefur
Stephen R. C. Hicks November 13, 2019
Sandefur’s well-trained and wide-ranging mind, brought to bear on a subject of deep personal interest, has delivered prose that is both graceful and direct. What emerges from his biographical portrait is the closest any of us now can get to one of the great humanistic minds of the previous century.