Marvel's Luke Cage is another winner; Westworld transcends its cheese origins.
Luke Cage was Marvel's first-ever black headliner in the '70s; appropriately, this series is the most '70s, the most New York, and the most straight-up black entry into the modern Marvel Cinematic Universe yet.
Rainbow Variance, The Last Ship, Magic Men Live, and more
Andrew Alba: Rainbow Variance
The paintings of Andrew Alba occupy a space where race, ethnic identity, gender, sexual orientation and even immigrant status all intersect. These portraits share the theme of coping with various levels of exclusion from larger communities.
Deepwater Horizon feels trapped between tragic facts and genre conventions.
And like melodrama of all kinds, they're about emotions writ large—love and hate, life and death—with little space for nuance or subtlety.
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What's next? Here's my guess: an unprecedented exemption from the demands of the past.
She went into it hoping it would be lucrative, and fell in love with it.
On the 20th anniversary of Tupac's death, an important new book takes a gritty look at Los Angeles hip-hop.
The Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast Rap.
Our readers weighed in with their choices of the best creative work from the past year, and our staff and freelance contributors added some of their personal favorites. And it's all part of understanding that our experience of living in this place is enhanced by beautiful, thought-provoking acts of creation.