Articles of Note

Eric Hobsbawm, failed music critic: Elvis was “a peculiarly unappetising Texan lad”; Miles Davis, “of surprisingly narrow technical and emotional range"... more »

New Books

After Eve Babitz dropped a lit match on herself while driving, she gave up writing. Now she stays home and listens to conservative talk shows... more »

Essays & Opinions

Were John Ruskin to see our society, he would find its two most notable features to be hatred of beauty and worship of machines. Alan Jacobs explains... more »