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  • Sexual assault on campus and the curse of the hookup culture

     Sexual assault on campus and the curse of the hookup culture
    Survey students about the problem. Train victim advocates. Urge bystanders to intervene. You can find these suggestions — and other equally sound ones — in the report issued last week by a White House task force on sexual assault at U.S....
  • There's new trouble in Nixonville

    There's new trouble in Nixonville
    The Richard Nixon Presidential Library has not had a full-time director since I left the position in November 2011. This has disturbing implications both for how public history is approached at federal museums and for how public access is granted to...
  • CANNES: Nicolas Cage Stars in Supernatural Thriller 'Pay the Ghost' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Nicolas Cage is materializing in Voltage Films' supernatural thriller "Pay the Ghost" with Uli Edel ("The Baader Meinhof Complex") directing. Producers are Voltage's Nicolas Chartier and Craig Flores along with Ian Levy of Midnight Kitchen Prods. Mike...
  • Elliot Wax, TV Agent Who Packaged Shows From 'Carol Burnett' to 'Three's Company,' Dies at 84

    Elliot R. Wax, a former television agent at William Morris and the leader of his own agency, died on May 4 from complications of kidney disease at his home in Lake Sherwood, Calif. He was 84. Wax packaged many hit variety and comedy shows while at WMA...
  • Q&A with Neil Meyerhoff

    Q&A with Neil Meyerhoff
    Since the late 1960s, Neil Meyerhoff has been keeping a keen eye out for striking images of people and places. Some of the results have been acquired by such institutions as the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington and the Museum of Photographic Arts...
  • Songwriters Hall of Fame Shines a Light on Sidestage Tunesmiths

    Here's a problem that curators in Cooperstown, N.Y., Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, rarely have to face: How do you properly maintain a Hall of Fame when so many of your most important inductees aren't particularly, well, famous? Yet it's an issue the...
  • Paul Simon plays first concert since April 26 arrest

    Paul Simon gave his first public performance since he and wife Edie Brickell were arrested recently and charged with disorderly conduct. Simon played a benefit show Wednesday night at the Beacon Theatre in New York, where he was honored for his...
  • For Ellen Willis, criticism was personal

    My favorite Ellen Willis piece is “Next Year in Jerusalem.” Originally published in Rolling Stone in 1977, it’s a tour de force, a critic’s re-imagining of autobiography. In it, Willis describes an extended visit to Israel, where...
  • 'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!

    As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...
  • '22 Jump Street': Phil Lord, Chris Miller are a fresh brand in comedy

    '22 Jump Street': Phil Lord, Chris Miller are a fresh brand in comedy
    Channing Tatum simply couldn't come up with enough curse words fast enough, so Jonah Hill stepped into the vulgarity breach. The actors were improvising a scene about improvisation last October, as the "21 Jump Street" veterans were graduating from...
  • Student Academy Awards Announce Winners

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced its 15 winners for the 41st Student Academy Awards competition. Academy members voted the winners from a field of 49 finalists with this year seeing first-time honors go to students from...