The most fascinating riot you’ve never heard of
The Astor Place Opera House Riot of 1849 combined two of 19th-century America’s favorite pastimes: going to the theater and rioting.
Andrew Yang and the New American Tories
What links celebrity Yang supporters like Dave Chappelle, Rivers Cuomo, and Norm MacDonald?
So long to ‘Star Wars’
The new movies don’t feel the same, and it’s not just because they aren’t as good.
The lonesome Irishman
Scorsese’s opus shows us the superficiality of anti-Boomer politics and the tragic limitations of the supposed Golden Age.
Socialism’s future is not its past
The revolutions of yore need not be romanticized.
What can Lenin teach us about President Bannon?
It appears that Trump’s chief strategist has been taking notes on the Communist revolutionary.