Apr 9, 2015 5:28PM ET
Forty years after its release, the film remains the gold standard for subversive comedy.
Apr 9, 2015 3:52PM ET
The South Carolina police officer who shot Walter Scott has found shockingly few supporters in the real or digital world.
Apr 9, 2015 3:20PM ET
After assaults from "shy bladder" groups, cable companies, and the Better Business Bureau, the extremely effective ad campaign is finally being pulled.
Apr 9, 2015 11:41AM ET
The prizes have been targeted by voting blocks opposed to progressive efforts to recognize more women and writers of color. But trying to undo change in an increasingly diverse world is futile.
Apr 9, 2015 11:00AM ET
Victor Margolin's epic World History of Design charts the practice's perceptual shift in approach from pragmatic to artistic.
Apr 9, 2015 10:05AM ET
With his FX show in its fifth season, the comedian continues to raise the bar for television comedy with an ever-more refined blend of absurd, tragic, and funny.
Apr 9, 2015 7:00AM ET
The state's budget problems didn't go away after Governor Sam Brownback's reelection—they got worse. Will the lesson of tax-cuts-gone-awry give Republican candidates pause in 2016?
Apr 8, 2015 11:02PM ET
The sharing of a family secret has given the FX show a host of new ways for its characters to interact.
Apr 8, 2015 5:10PM ET
The Boston Marathon bomber is found guilty on all counts, familial legacies help—and hurt—presidential candidates, and more.
Apr 8, 2015 3:11PM ET
Black men are disproportionately likely to be pulled over in North Charleston. Americans are killed by police far more than citizens of other countries. But officers seldom face charges.
Apr 8, 2015 2:50PM ET
A jury found the Boston Marathon bomber guilty on all 30 counts for his role in the 2013 attack. That same jury now decides if he will spend life in prison or get the death penalty.
Apr 8, 2015 12:46PM ET
Some people obsess over the lyrics of Don McLean's 1971 hit. Others just appreciate it as enduring pop.
Apr 8, 2015 10:33AM ET
Police-worn body cameras may be necessary, but we still need citizens who are brave enough to capture video of conflict.
Apr 8, 2015 10:28AM ET
The author of The Harder They Come adheres to an organic, spontaneous finale-writing process ruled only by his desire to leave readers with room for interpretation.
Apr 8, 2015 9:58AM ET
How government justification for mass surveillance during the war on drugs turned into rationalization for spying on citizens in the war on terror
Apr 8, 2015 7:30AM ET
A new study finds broad support for the party among the general public in 2014, even as it was resoundingly defeated at the polls.
A new documentary follows a group restaging battles from Vietnam, including enthusiasts hoping to emulate the reality of conflict, and veterans trying to better understand it.
Apr 8, 2015 7:07AM ET
A new paper reverses the 1903 demotion of the beloved dinosaur genus—and calls into question the way we classify the natural world.
Apr 8, 2015 7:00AM ET
Rand Paul and Hillary Clinton discover that their greatest assets may also be their greatest liabilities.
Apr 7, 2015 8:08PM ET
A North Charleston, South Carolina police officer is charged with murder after video shows him shooting an unarmed man in the back.
Apr 7, 2015 4:48PM ET
Without its famous co-creator at the helm, Showtime's reboot of the cult TV show can try to emulate the success of other Lynchian knockoffs.
Apr 7, 2015 4:46PM ET
The second major GOP candidate declares, the virtues of Joan Holloway, and more
Apr 7, 2015 4:25PM ET
As the case of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez wraps up in Massachusetts, another jury has begun deliberations in the case of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Apr 7, 2015 2:03PM ET
Following the social-media feuds—imagined or otherwise—of NBA stars has become the newest frontier in sports fandom.
Apr 7, 2015 8:00AM ET
The character and her coif, fierce and forced, are two of the few things about Mad Men to remain constant from season to season.
Apr 7, 2015 7:30AM ET
At last, the finale seemed to hint to viewers where the show is headed.
Apr 7, 2015 6:00AM ET
A city council election in Ferguson tests whether organizers can channel the passion of the protests into change at the polls.
Apr 6, 2015 7:30PM ET
Reviewing the reporting failures, the Chicago mayoral runoff election, and the burgeoning menswear industry.
Apr 6, 2015 4:52PM ET
John Oliver might have given Edward Snowden an issue Americans truly care about: the right to keep 'dick pics' private.
Apr 6, 2015 1:44PM ET
The New York Times' new Men's Style section has a broader trend to report.