A new exhibit at the Jewish Museum shows how modernist design influenced the early days of television. But was there ever really a golden age of TV?
Paul Beatty has the talent, the anger, and the willingness to challenge social conventions. But does that make him the new Philip Roth? Adam Langer heads to the Lower East Side to find out.
As Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Congress, his brother was preparing his Off-Broadway premiere. Culture editor Adam Langer finds some surprising parallels between the two.
Adam Langer’s MacBook Pro is great at taking dictation. But when he tried dictating names of Israeli politicians, the computer was suddenly stumped. Check out the hilarious results.
Bob Dylan’s forthcoming album ‘Shadows in the Night’ features covers of Frank Sinatra tunes. Adam Langer says the Bard brings a haunting quality to ‘Stay With Me’ that Sinatra lacked.
Can you tell someone’s life stories through the concerts they’ve seen? Adam Langer recounts four decades of his life through the 19 Bob Dylan gigs he saw.
Mike Nichols has passed away at the age of 83. The Forward pays tribute to 11 of the greatest moments in the director and comedian’s career.
Adam Mansbach’s viral hit ‘Go The F–k To Sleep’ has spawned its inevitable sequel. Our Adam Langer assesses the vulgar offering in rhyming verse — and F-words of his own.
‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ has been called just about everything, from masterpiece to blood libel. There is one thing it hasn’t been called: unabashedly Christian.
Is the Met’s ‘Death of Klinghoffer’ a profound meditation? Or a misguided opera that borders on anti-Semitism? Arts editor Adam Langer delves into the controversy.