I suspect that if you ask most Americans about the Black Panther Party, the first thing that will pop into their heads will be vague notions of criminal activity and gun battles with local police. Right or wrong, that has been the mainstream view since the 1960s, which is why it’s striking t…

It’s Valentine’s Day. But around our house, it’s better known as David’s birthday.

I’m going to lean on my three years of high school Latin to answer this question. I really wanted to make sure I was profiled as a giant nerd during my formative teen years, so I took a class where we got extra credit for wearing a homemade toga to school for an entire day. Let’s just say I …

When the pandemic forced HBO to stop production on the second season of “Euphoria,” director Sam Levinson decided to make the most of his unexpected hiatus. The result is “Malcolm & Marie,” an impromptu melodrama that plays like a modern “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” but with a hot y…

I have a new favorite word and, no, it’s not “hygge.” Similar to “hygge,” though, this word looks like you dropped a random handful of Scrabble letters onto the gameboard in an attempt to convince your friend that it’s a real word. My new favorite word is “phrop.”

January is the time for fresh starts, new awakenings and for some, changes to their wine consumption. One such change that is popular is planning a “Dryuary.” The concept behind “Dryuary” is simple; followers take a break from alcohol consumption on the month of January as a sort of reset on…