PS Picks: Our Recommendations for What to Watch, Read, and Listen to Right Now
This month: The Mapping Journey Project at the Museum of Modern Art; Mark Lilla's attempt to understand political reactionaries; Nate Parker's gritty new film, The Birth of a Nation; and the documentary Command and Control.
David Simon on His New HBO Miniseries, 'Show Me a Hero'
The Wire creator and former Baltimore Sun reporter talks about a historic public housing fight, race, and what makes white people go “batshit, batshit crazy.”
Has 'Game of Thrones' Affected the Way People Think About Climate Change?
Winter is coming, but no one seems to care. Sound familiar?
Reducing Crime With Limited Legalization
Expanding on the Situational Crime Prevention theory that making crimes harder or less appealing to commit will make them less likely to occur, two criminologists make the case for "providing opportunities" for would-be criminals to commit their acts legally and safely.
What Do I Have to Do, Sell a Kidney? HBO's Tales From the Organ Trade
A new HBO documentary, Tales From the Organ Trade, takes viewers deep inside a black market of body harvesters.