A new film takes an almost hallucinatory look at the protests in Chicago in 1968. Scott McLemee trips into its black holes.
Are there rules for what titles you are permitted to keep on your shelves? Scott McLemee thinks it's all rule of thumb.
Cannibalism and human depravity? Dante would have loved it. Scott McLemee interviews a religious scholar about our fascination with the living dead.
There is more to Richard Posner's book on public intellectuals than the Top 100 list. Scott McLemee revisits it....
Historians think Hurricane Katrina may have been a turning point for America. Scott McLemee isn't swept away....
How many degrees are there separating Stanley Fish, Tom Cruise, and Maoist revolution? Scott McLemee finds out....
Before globalization hit the headlines, Américo Paredes was living it. Scott McLemee interviews the leading Paredes scholar for an IHE podcast.
A new book looks at media bias in coverage of women running for president. Scott McLemee considers the talking points.
Bleary from academic gabfests, drugged with prescription narcotics... Scott McLemee wonders how Hunter S. Thompson ever managed.
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