Listeners from around the world shared their teenage anthems. From Nat King Cole to One Direction, these are the songs that filled their adolescent hearts with longing and passion.
As a closeted teen, he turned to romantic comedies for connection. Over a decade later, he still feels he’s lagging behind.
Sex can drop off in our final decades. But for those who keep going, it can be the best of their lives.
How the first Black man to win an Oscar transformed not only American cinema, but also America itself.
A riot at the Capitol, the climate crisis and the changing fortunes of the pandemic: Here is our audio time capsule of 2021.
A look at the career of the Broadway songwriting titan who died last week at 91.
The most important living American playwright has a number of new projects on the horizon — and plenty more to say about how to make and enjoy art in an era of ongoing turbulence.
The African Theater, which had its first performance on Sept. 17, 1821, is both an inspiration and a cautionary tale.
The immersive van Gogh exhibitions make a critic reflect on her encounters with his paintings and question what it means to have an intimate connection with an artist.
A father’s mysterious disappearance fuels one writer’s quest for identity.