Pentagon is set to lift combat ban for women.
Jessica Winter profiles Kathryn Bigelow.
Matt Zoller Seitz’s on yesterday’s remarkable season finale of American Horror Story: Asylum.
Laura Miller on The Following’s desecration of Edgar Allen Poe.
Xan Brooks interviews Denzel Washington.
Our own Eric Henderson chats with Bill Morrison.
Contemplating Obama’s place in history, statistically.
Michiko Kakutani reviews Al Gore’s The Future.
2012 in review according to Not Coming.
Jacob Rudolph, gay New Jersey teen, comes out during school award ceremony:
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