A quote investigator shares his tips for pinning down who really came up with the inspirational sayings that litter Facebook and Instagram.
Not being able to read makes you feel socially excluded, and that's just the beginning.
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A revealing new book sheds light on Hermann Rorschach and his controversial and inexplicably effective test.
The author of a new book on direct action says the main goal of demonstration is to make people in power uncomfortable.
A new book charts out the often messy love lives of famous artists, writers, and creative types.
The new book, Finks, reveals how great writers such as Baldwin, Márquez, and Hemingway became soldiers in America's cultural Cold War.
We talked to Al Ridenour, the author of 'The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas Roots and Rebirth of the Folkloric Devil,' about the goat-hoofed punisher of misbehaving children.
We talked to Lawrence Schiller, whose photographs of the counterculture movement inspired Tom Wolfe, about how the new text offers the "full picture of set and setting".
Most Americans don't realize this, but 'el Líder Máximo' was the inspiration for—and butt of—a lot of very excellent jokes.
A quick sample: "I entered her. Not only my prick, but the whole of me entered her, into her guts, into her darkness."
Paul Beatty's Man Booker-winning novel 'The Sellout' is part of a new wave of very funny, very serious literary works.