President Obama, seeking to capture a moment of epochal change in the Arab world, began a new effort on Thursday to break the stalemate in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Katie Couric’s low-key departure from the anchor chair at CBS is one signal of the diminishing importance of network news.
Blizzard filmmaker Jamie Stuart debuts four new shorts that document the renovation and construction of Lincoln Center’s Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.
For Matt Zoller Seitz, the finales of The Office and Parks and Recreation spark questions about TV series and the people who watch them.
Watch Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga’s SNL promos.
Salon’s Mary Elizabeth Williams on the tyranny of forcing audiences to join your attempt to go viral.
Richard Brody makes sense of the Lars von Trier brouhaha.
And here’s the offending Cannes video everyone’s been talking about:
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