Alexandra Petri

08/27/2015 - 9:37pm

    After reading the week's shipment of Donald Trump-related news, I retreated to my burrow and buried my head in the past.

    One of the things that is most appealing when things in the present seem unremittingly bleak is to seek refuge in the...

06/04/2015 - 6:23pm

   Vermont Teddy Bear now sells a charming "Bernie Bear," designed to resemble newly minted presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. "A passionate, blunt speaker; he'll quickly tell you, 'I am not a circus Bear, I am not a dancing Bear, I...

05/28/2015 - 5:10pm

    In "A Love That Multiplies," Michelle Duggar recounts a story that her husband told his older children "to explain the importance of purity."

    "Imagine that your parents...

05/28/2015 - 5:04pm

    In a recent interview, Simon Pegg - actor ("Shaun of the Dead," various "Star Treks," etc.) and noted geek - said a number of things that immediately got the Internet up in arms: Comic-book movies are infantilizing us. We care too much...

05/21/2015 - 4:18pm

    I wouldn't believe it if it hadn't happened.

    A Fox affiliate, Fox 5 NY, when talking about a Picasso painting - "Women of Algiers (Version O)," which sold for a record $179...

04/23/2015 - 1:11pm

    Much is distressing about going to watch the Washington Nationals play baseball these days. The fielding. The errors.

    And that's just when you get onto the field.

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