Silicon Valley vs. Boston: Is one friendlier to women?
In the race to create a startup hub welcoming to women, Boston may just have an advantage.
Why do female CEOs get fired more often than male ones?
The reason female CEOs get fired more often may lie in a term you’ve never heard: The Glass Cliff.
Wonder Woman’s secret history and surprising lessons
Jill Lepore, Harvard history professor and New Yorker staff writer, on her new book, “The Secret History of Wonder Woman.”
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Turnout in the September primaries was pitiful. That calls for drastic measures.
Book review: ‘The Secret History of Wonder Woman’ By
Wonder Woman! She fights for women’s rights, access to birth control, free love, and the importance of polyamory. Not what you expected? Jill Lepore, author of “The Secret History of Wonder Woman”, is here tell you: You have no idea.
Keaton reclaims his inner demon in ‘Birdman’
“Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” is a jaw-dropping stylistic wow that miraculously stays aloft for two hours.
‘Dear White People’ addresses race with humor
The ragged-but-right debut of writer-director Justin Simien welcomes a fresh sensibility into the conversation.
‘Whiplash’ creates a relentless tempo
The spectacular film takes us to the edge of creative expression and then it sails right off, into the place where the monsters are.
A too-tangled medical tale in Huntington’s ‘Ether Dome’
Playwright Elizabeth Egloff ties herself in narrative knots in “Ether Dome,’’ directed by Michael Wilson at Huntington Theatre Company.
Keanu Reeves roars back in as ‘John Wick’
The audience gets a great, unadvertised tour through a criminal shadow world that’s got its own hint of neo-trippiness.
A spirited look at ‘The Irish Pub’
Though some might point to more elevated achievements, documentarian Alex Fegan says the essence of Ireland is the pub.
Scorsese-curated films in Polish film fest
ArtsEmerson will screen 10 Polish films, including several from Scorsese’s curated series, for its Polish Film Festival.
‘Bitter Honey’ leaves an unsettling taste
The documentary from Robert Lemelson, who spent seven years studying polygamous households on Bali, demonstrates that the evils of misogyny.
Fantasy football: Injuries can beget opportunities
When injuries strike, second and third stringers can produce unexpectedly valuable results.
Betting football: Chicago should be able to bear up
The Bears have a lot of weapons on offense, and the Patriots are banged up in key areas.
Let’s get Georgia’s Todd Gurley back in the game
Having admitted his mistake, the tailback should be allowed to resume his chase for the Heisman Trophy.
Casino backers spending heavily on TV ads
Thousands of TV ads urging Mass. voters to say no to a casino repeal have aired already.
Elizabeth Warren’s silence was Fidelity’s gain
Ideological purity is hard to sustain in the real world of politics.
Kelly Ayotte thwarting effort to retire old Air Force jet
The New Hampshire senator’s husband flew the A-10, dubbed the Warthog, in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Online retailers found to shift offerings and prices
New research found that major travel websites and general merchandisers are testing price steering and discrimination in small doses.