Vanessa Kirby looks chic in a monochrome ensemble as she attends The World To Come photocall at the 77th Venice Film Festival

The World To Come is set on the American East Coast in the mid-19th century, where two neighboring couples battle hardship and isolation, and is based upon Jim Shepard’s novel of the same name 

Vanessa Kirby commands attention in a plunging black suit as she walks the red carpet for her new movie The World To Come at 77th Venice Film Festival

The World To Come is set on the American East Coast in the mid-19th century, where two neighboring couples battle hardship and isolation, and is based upon Jim Shepard’s novel of the same name 

‘Devastation Class’: A ‘Star Trek’-esque YA Novel With an Even Crazier Backstory

Friends, I must confess something pretty embarrassing. For one reason or another—be it the pandemic or general upheaval of This Moment—I have not been able to finish reading a book in months. For too long I’ve cracked open tomes I’ve meant to read for ages only to get about 60 pages deep before leaving them […]

Ayelet Waldman: Motherhood has become an Olympic sport

Did researching and writing the book change her feelings about her Jewish identity? “Well, yeah. I keep asking this question: what is it? If it’s not a religious belief, and it isn’t the kind of Zionism I was raised with, what is the source of my Jewish identity – which is deep and profound. Is […]

Paradise Killer review – dreamy open-world investigation meets cosmic horror

But this time, things are different; on the island’s last evening, as the brilliant sun makes its final descent below the horizon, the Syndicate’s ruling Council is horrifically butchered. Enter Lady Love Dies (Paradise Killer has a fine line in absurdist names, from Lunatic Pope to Leon Disaster), brought back from exile to resume her […]

Coronavirus: Senegal’s quiet Covid-19 success

Shannon Underwood, an immigration lawyer from Seattle who moved to Senegal with her family two years ago, said the government’s response has been impressive, if not perfect. Underwood said it’s been “bizarre” to watch the US response from afar, adding that she would much rather be living in Dakar.

Trea Turner’s stock is skyrocketing. How could that affect his future in Washington?

It’s rare for a player to spend his entire career with one team. So much has to align, from the money, to the competing interests, to if a club is competitive in the player’s prime. Zimmerman will go wire-to-wire with the Nationals. Strasburg could, too. Around the league, Mike Trout has a massive contract to […]

Does Homeland sensationalise Carrie Mathison’s bipolar disorder?

The show has also received awards and praise from mental health bodies. Courtney Reyers of the National Alliance on Mental Illness has written that Homeland portrays mental illness with “compassion, clarity and responsibility attached”. And Wilma Townsend for the Center of Mental Health Services wrote that the show was “a good educational piece for both […]

Devoted US florist gives each 9/11 victim a white birthday rose

Collarone didn’t come up with the idea for the birthday flowers; that was a volunteer in the museum. But he’s the one who’s made it happen all these years, carefully selecting roses – he wants them to be a perfect white – from the city’s flower market and cleaning them and nursing them at his […]