May 27, 2015

vol 132 No. 11

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Typical superheroes have no religion; they are quasi-religious saviors. This makes the hero of the new Netflix series Daredevil unusual.
May 14, 2015

Homely Abe

Today Lincoln is remembered mostly for his ideals. In his lifetime, people were fascinated with his appearance. This is Richard Wightman Fox's starting point.
May 13, 2015