Pilot, Thinker, Soldier, Spy: The Epic “Timeless” Season Finale Twofer

Pilot, Thinker, Soldier, Spy: The Epic “Timeless” Season Finale Twofer

Well, another season of Timeless has ended with a bang. Some predictable twists, some less so. As always, these writeups contain not just history but major plot spoilers, so read with caution. The last two episodes of the season take us to Civil War-era South Carolina and San Francisco’s Chinatown, circa 1888. As they aired […]

Here’s How the Special Prosecutor Will Go After Eric Schneiderman

The fall of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was swift, but it’s far from over. It took only three hours for him to resign Monday night following the publication of a New Yorker report detailing four women’s accusations that he physically abused them during romantic relationships. Two of the women, Michelle Manning Barish and Tanya Selvaratnam, went on the record […]

11 More Things You Can’t Do While Black (or Brown)

The latest addition to the list of things you apparently can’t do while black is a doozy. On Monday, a white graduate student at Yale called campus police on a black classmate who was sleeping on a sofa in the common room of the building where both students lived—Lolade Siyonbola, a grad student in Yale’s African […]

The Literary Salon That Made Ayn Rand Famous

The Literary Salon That Made Ayn Rand Famous

For 19-year-old Nathan Blumenthal, reading Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead for the first time was nothing short of an epiphany. Published several years earlier, in 1943, Blumenthal wrote of finding the book in his memoir, My Years with Ayn Rand. “There are extraordinary experiences in life that remain permanently engraved in memory. Moments, hours, or days […]

Who Shot the Sheriff? ‘Timeless’ Season 2, Episode 8, Recapped

Who Shot the Sheriff? ‘Timeless’ Season 2, Episode 8, Recapped

As we careen towards the end of the season, the show takes a break from heavy history for some important character development. As such, there’s not much for us to talk about this week, but we’ll do our best. This episode takes the team to March 30, 1981, in Washington, D.C., on the day that […]