Culture Magazine


  • Barbie, Bratz, IP, and #MeToo

    Jill Lepore has a fascinating article in The New Yorker about an IP (intellectual property) squabble over Barbie and Bratz dolls, which do billions of dollars i... Read more

    2 hours, 31 minutes ago by   Bbenzon
  • Keeping On, Keeping On by Alan Bennett

    'I seem to have banged on this year rather more than usual. I make no apology for that, nor am I nervous that it will it make a jot of difference. I shall... Read more

    2 hours, 33 minutes ago by   Pamelascott
  • Improved GHB Testing

    Improved Testing

    NMR Spectrograph GHB is one of the so-called Date Rape Drugs-along with Ecstasy, Rohypnol, and Ketamine. I have an article on these on my website (See... Read more

    3 hours, 29 minutes ago by   Dplylemd
  • The Texture of Falling (2018)

    Texture Falling (2018)

    Director: Maria Allred Writer: Maria Allred (Screenplay) Starring: Maria Allred, Benjamin Farmer, Patrick D Green, Donny Persons, Julie Webb Plot: Louisa... Read more

    3 hours, 47 minutes ago by   Newguy
  • Hookah (Insanity #4) by Cameron Jace

    Hookah (Insanity Cameron Jace

    A Plague Scarier than Death Alice and the Pillar have to stop a Wonderland Monster who'd lashed out an incurable disease onto the world. Their biggest... Read more

    4 hours, 22 minutes ago by   Pamelascott
  • Top 10 Fantasy Novels of 2017?

    Fantasy Novels 2017?

    Following a look at last year’s top mysteries, it’s time to check out which fantasy novels were the most popular in 2017. Based on circulation figures at my... Read more

    5 hours, 48 minutes ago by   Brian Abbott
  • Conspiracy Of Blood And Smoke (Prisoner Of Night And Fog #2) – Anne Blankman

    Conspiracy Blood Smoke (Prisoner Night Anne Blankman

    What’s it all about?:The gripping sequel to Prisoner of Night and Fog. The epic tale of one young woman racing to save the man she loves during one of... Read more

    6 hours, 47 minutes ago by   Bibliobeth
  • White Tears by Hari Kunzru

    I wasn’t quite sure what to make of White Tears, but I will tell you this: it stayed with me.  I picked up this book because it was on a lot of 2017 best-of... Read more

    7 hours, 17 minutes ago by   Curlygeek04
  • A Fascinating Visual Illusion

    Here's the illusion: — Steven Pinker (@sapinker) January 16, 2018 Look carefully at the coloring on the lines. Read more

    7 hours, 20 minutes ago by   Bbenzon
  • Two Weeks in Vietnam

    Weeks Vietnam

    Last week was a brilliant start to 2018 with lots of interest in my piece on time management – I’m delighted readers found it helpful. Read more

    8 hours, 18 minutes ago by   Isabel Costello