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The Ray Bradbury novel’s new relevance, plus the making of a Bowie mashup and “American Animals” director Bart Layton.
How do you memorialize a war that was more tragic than triumphant? Inscribed with the name of every fallen soldier, Maya Lin’s granite wall became a sacred place for veterans.
How Jim Henson brought the Muppets to life.
How pets inspire and confound us.
Women who create stories about what it means to be a mother now.
The mortals who bring comic book characters to life.
An interview with Laurie Metcalf (“Three Tall Women,” “Roseanne,” “Lady Bird”), a miniature play and jazz guitar great Wes Montgomery.
American Icons 3-pack: “Amazing Grace,” “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” and “Spoon River Anthology.”
The triumph and tragedy of a pizza mascot.
Inside the heart and soul of American poetry.
Arts, Culture & Media
June 28, 2018
How do you “shock hippies who thought they’ve seen everything” in 1972?
What inspires the music of Dirty Projectors?
What kind of art is made out of lint, dust and dirt?
The surprisingly complex design that goes into a simple baby diaper.
June 21, 2018
How Public Enemy brought the noise and revolutionized hip-hop.
How revolutionary art went from woodcuts to memes.
The 85-year-old newspaper comic strip character is getting a reboot — and her first female cartoonist.
June 14, 2018
Take a tour through Judy Blume’s childhood stomping grounds in Miami Beach.
Carl Hiaasen has called Florida “the poster child of nationwide dysfunction,” but his campaign to tarnish the sunshine-state mystique has never quite worked.
The Florida ecosphere that inspired Jeff VanderMeer’s apocalyptic novel, “Annihilation.”
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