Troy Patterson reviews “The Act,” a new Hulu true-crime drama starring Joey King and Patricia Arquette as Gypsy Rose and Dee Dee Blanchard.
Doreen St. Félix writes on Amy Schumer’s new Netflix standup special, “Growing,” which she taped while pregnant with her first child.
Annah Feinberg illustrates a humorous set of contestants on the “The Bachelor” in an apocalyptic future, including a bunker blogger, someone who identifies as a
Anakwa Dwamena writes about the photographer Al Thompson, whose ongoing photo series “Remnants of an Exodus” documents the changes in Spring Valley, a New York
Kevin Young writes about the poet W. S. Merwin, who died recently, and the legacy of his work, including poems published in The New Yorker
Peter Balakian joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Theodore Roethke’s poem “In a Dark Time” and his own poem “Eggplant.”
Elisabeth McNair’s Daily Cartoon welcomes the sounds of spring.
Jiji Lee and Irving Ruan humorously review night clubs for thirtysomethings.
Jelani Cobb writes about the attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and places it within the context of a transnational white-nationalist movement.
Richard Brody writes on “Dragged Across Concrete,” S. Craig Zahler’s crime drama that stars Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn as cops who are suspended without