Women with economic privilege are positioned to celebrate Nike's "Dream Further" ad as progress while ignoring their complicity in the exploitation of other women.
I've sworn, after learning about the latest kleptocrat billionaire to buy a club, or scrambling from the clash between hooligans and riot police, or hearing a homophobic chant rise up from the stands, I would give up on the game. Anyone with sense would.
The Allure of ‘Mountain’: An Interview with Artistic Director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti
Richard Tognetti reflects on synergising music and film with the cello-like voice of narrator Willem Dafoe in his work for Jennifer Peedom's gorgeous documentary, Mountain.
Essayist Brian Phillips is no staunch empiricist, nor does he want to shatter delusions or expose machinations. In Impossible Owls, he is content to remain in a wide-eyed and owl-ier place.
When She Runs is a portrait of a typical suburban day which has built-in mechanisms to potentially slow Kristin down a few milliseconds -- more than enough time to end her Olympic dreams.
In the first-ever unauthorized biography of Muhammad Ali, Jonathan Eig captures the icon's triumphant, tragic, and quintessentially American arc with exquisite detail and original analysis.
"We sometimes project our problems onto sports," Louisa Thomas notes. "But sports can also be ... where we start to work them out."