Cultural Caviar

Rupert Murdoch: the “Populist” Plutocrat

Few causes could get the heads of the BBC, Channel 4, the Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Gua...

Europe

The Revolt of the Pampered

For the fourth day running, France has been crippled by strikes. Airlines are canceling fl...

Kids Today

Hey, Teacher, Leave Them Kids Alone!

UCLA recently hosted a panel to discuss youth culture, and as "€œone of hipsterdom's pri...

Cultural Caviar

The Fat Women by Igor Grabar, 1904.

Gimlet’s Gold

"€œLook at the size of those women!"€ exclaimed Gimlet as four enormous ladies waddle...

Vile Bodies

Ivana Lowell Bites the Silver Spoon That Feeds Her

Guinness heiress Ivana Lowell has released her memoir, Why Not Say What Happened? I"€™ll...

Home Front

The Plague That is Killing Our Youth

The Tyler Clementi case has been illuminating in several respects. Clementi was a Rutgers ...

Relationships

Freshman Freakout, Pussy Pandering, and How to Handle a Bitchy Mother-in-Law

Dear Delphi, I am really upset. I am a 9th-grade boy and I just started boarding school t...

Diversity

One Nation Under a Bus

As temperatures drop, the nights grow longer, and America careens toward another round of ...

Over the Hill

Oliver Stone: Older, Wiser, and Worse

A cinematic development I hadn"€™t expected is Oliver Stone evolving into a director who...

Politics

Palazzo Ducale Riva Degli Schiavoni by Canaletto

How To Save Venice

An international shouting match is underway over the fate of the city everyone loves but n...

Kids Today

Tyler Clementi: GLAAD Rag

When news of Tyler Clementi’s suicide broke last month, it outraged all the “r...

Cultural Caviar

Bono, Geldof, and Hibernian Humanity-Huggers

The guests were singing maudlin folksongs trying to drown out the TV's noxious noises. Liv...

Cultural Caviar

Keeping Standards High in Clubland

"€œIn the Bengal Club at Calcutta they don"€™t allow dogs or Indians, but in the Yacht...

Politics

Yikes! The Left Makes Me Wince

The left isn"€™t good at many things, but they are Iron Chefs at the art of being embarr...