Daily Archive: February 19, 2010

The Banal Sublimity of Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese’s latest movie, Shutter Island, opened today. It received a decidedly negative critical reaction. A.O. Scott writes representatively: “Nothing is as it seems. Something TERRIBLE is afoot. Sadly, that something turns out to...

The Ahmadi-man Is Not The Issue

It’s things like this that ensure that Iran’s nuclear program is at the bottom of the list of things that keep me awake at night.