The Washington Post : arts and entertainment
05h51 28  février
SNL dreams up a Fauci-hosted game show where contestants vie for the vaccine
Travis Andrews
The contenders include a fake smoker, a pretend granny and Sen. Ted Cruz.
14h01 27  février
Lady Gaga’s French bulldogs are returned, 2 days after walker is ambushed
Paulina Villegas, Meryl Kornfield, Kim Bellware
The celebrity’s dog walker was ambushed and shot in Los Angeles on Wednesday as attackers took two of her French bulldogs.
WandaVision’ is making us question everything we know about Wanda’s powers
David Betancourt
Disney Plus’s WandaVision hints at an unseen origin story.
What to watch this weekend: Valley of the Kings’ on Discovery Plus
Nina Zafar
Saturday February 27 and Sunday February 28, 2021 Nick Jonas hosts SNL.
20h13 26  février
Spotlight’ made Marty Baron a star. It also made him my friend.
Ann Hornaday
A film critic offers her take on the Oscar-caliber Post editor who just bowed out.
Tragedy was part of Billie Holiday’s life. It doesn’t have to define it.
Bethonie Butler
The United States vs. Billie Holiday focuses on the excesses that killed Holiday and the men who abused her.
Persona 5 Strikers’: A great sequel if you’ve already studied up
Christopher Byrd
There are enough in-jokes and references to the previous game that newcomers to Persona 5 Strikers may feel out-of-the loop, but it offers a fine way to catch up with the old gang.
A brain researcher on what Freud got right
Jess Keiser
Mark Solms explains that subconscious desires are, in fact, key to our mental lives.
America and Iran, from fascination to antagonism
Ray Takeyh
John Ghazvinian traces the evolution of a fraught relationship.
Exploring the sense of touch, and why we hunger for contact
Sophie Dess
Richard Kearney examines its literary, religious, mythic and psychoanalytic contexts.
Joe Ide’s IQ series continues with the idiosyncratic marvel Smoke’
Maureen Corrigan
In Ide’s fifth novel about Isaiah Quintabe, the private investigator’s search for peace proves elusive.
Why false narratives so often trump reality
Robert G. Kaiser
William J. Bernstein examines the pervasiveness of mass delusions.
Mary Timony’s Mountains’ confused lots of listeners 20 years ago. It always made perfect sense to her.
Mariana Timony
The spare, skeletal album was a departure from her previous work and not received well. A new reissue allows for a proper reassessment.
In the galleries: A focus on the intersection of art and movement
Mark Jenkins
Videos and still images create striking combinations.
Julien Baker questioned her faith. Music helped her embrace the uncertainty.
Sonia Rao
On Little Oblivions, Julien Baker’s introspective new album, the singer says she allowed herself to really just kick around in the wreck.
18h43 25  février
In All Girls,’ a decades-old sexual assault at a boarding school prompts a vigilante to take action
Marion Winik
Emily Layden’s debut follows a parade of characters at a school that’s reckoning with its past mistakes.
Two centuries after John Keats’s death, his famous odes are still sparking new discussions
Troy Jollimore
Anahid Nersessian’s Keats’s Odes: A Lover’s Discourse is a book that moves in personal and unexpected directions.
Style Invitational Week 1425: Picture this a cartoon caption contest
Pat Myers
Plus winning rewrites from the words in Biden’s inaugural address.
23h28 22  février
In The Committed,’ Viet Thanh Nguyen continues his Pulitzer Prize-winning story
Ron Charles
The follow-up to The Sympathizer finds a former Vietnamese spy working as a drug dealer in Paris.
The Smithsonian is turning 175. It’s celebrating with robots, flying cars and hope.
Peggy McGlone
The institution’s Arts and Industries Building will host an exhibition that asks visitors to dream about the future.
15h38 17  avril
Now that we’ve all read Where the Crawdads Sing,’ can we talk about the ending?
Rachel Rosenblit
And if you haven’t read it yet, well, what are you waiting for?