The father of all men is 340,000 years old.
Why Bill Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act.
Full Frame announces its lineup.
Film criticism: the next generation.
Kevin B. Lee asks where Quentin Tarantino is taking his talent.
Carl Levin is retiring. Here are six photos of his glasses pretty much falling off his face.
A belated R.I.P. to former U.S. surgeon general C. Everett Koop.
Anna Tatarska interviews Andrew Bujalski.
Armond White approves of Seth MacFarlane’s Oscar performance.
Joy Behar leaving ABC’s The View.
Unemployment at four-year low as U.S. hiring gains steam.
Joan Didion reads from her 1991 essay “New York: Sentimental Journeys” about the Central Park jogger case:
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