“American Pastoral,” directed by and starring Ewan McGregor, is a disappointing adaptation of Philip Roth’s novel. But there may be something even worse about it.
Bob Dylan has been awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. Here are the best and worst things about Dylan taking that honor.
The now-infamous Donald Trump video has rocked the presidential campaign. Here’s how middle-school kids can talk to their parents about it.
The Metropolitan Museum’s new exhibit “Jerusalem 1000-1400” explores Jewish art in the Middle Ages, and reflects the region’s history of beauty and violence.
“Hamilton” is not only a great musical; it is an unprecedented cultural phenomenon. Adam Langer explains how he lost his initial skepticism and became a convert to the show.
For more than thirty years, Prince, wielded a tremendous influence on pop culture. And yet we wonder how to mourn him simultaneously in private and in public.
Undecided before today’s New York primary, Adam Langer takes his daughter to hear Bernie Sanders speak in the Bronx — and Hillary Clinton in Manhattan. At the end, he comes to an important conclusion.
Born to Jewish and Irish-Catholic parents, Kenneth Lonergan is a quintessentially New York writer. So, what’s a nice playwright like him doing setting his new play “Hold On To Me Darling” in Beaumont, Tennessee?
Pioneering cinematographer and director Haskell Wexler has died at the age of 93. Here’s a look at 5 great moments in his career.
Is it possible to grow up Jewish with an abiding love for Welsh poetry, Irish music and “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”? Adam Langer certainly hopes so.