What might 'Squid Game' tell us about the loose requirements for meaningful agency that must be present in order to play any game?
The show pulls back the curtain to expose the deep stratification in the modern day debtors prison we've constructed.
Is there a basic truth, fundamental fact, or obvious lesson that might be hiding behind all this pettiness?
How do we ensure that works match author's intent when every word is loaded and every choice matters?
Seeing ourselves in the stories we've told has a way of showing us that the progress we think we've made sounds better in our head than it looks on paper.
Is there such a thing as an ideal way for teenagers to spend money on cultural experiences that might broaden their horizons?
Technology promises all sorts of improvements and advances, but can a work of art survive the new age of mechanical reproduction?
Our various social identities often transcend the labels and boxes made to contain them.
Is there any separating art from artist? Are publishers complicit? Cases continue to mount, but answers are hard to come by.
Marvel's latest has superheroes struggling with problems we're only beginning to confront.