What’s Fact and What’s Fiction in Mary Queen of Scots
Why Queen Elizabeth Wore Such Wild Makeup—and How It May Have Led to Her Decline
The Most Important Album of 1968 Wasn’t The White Album. It Was Beggars Banquet.
R.I.P. to This 500-Year-Old British Guy Who They Found Wearing Sexy Boots in the Mud
Mary Queen of Scots Asks Whether a Female Sovereign Can Have It All
’70s Memo Indicates George H.W. Bush Had Role in Nixon Obstruction-of-Justice Scheme
Lord Byron’s Wife: The First Woman to Have to Deal With Her Bad Boy Husband’s Cruel Fans
Did a Censorship Conspiracy Cause Mae West’s Decline?
UNC Plans to Spend $5 Million on Facility for Confederate Statue–Slash–Metaphor for Failure to Resolve Civil War
George H.W. Bush’s Most Famous Out-of-Touch Gaffe Probably Didn’t Really Happen
George H.W. Bush Was a Better President Than Reagan or Clinton
Uncovering the Hidden History of the AIDS Crisis on the New York Times Obituary Page
Inside the Swedish Song Factory That Gave Rise to the ’90s Wave of American Teen Pop
Alan Jay Lerner, Musical Theater Whiz Jack Viertel, and Sweat in the Rust Belt
What Caused the Impeachment of Bill Clinton?
The Gipper and the Tip, Bipartisan Civility, and Social Security
When a Family of White Supremacists in Rural Idaho Became Stuff of Legend
World War I Didn’t End for Everyone in 1918. And It’s Still Shaping Politics Today.
What’s Fact and What’s Fiction in The Favourite
Today, Miscarriage Is Seen as a Grievous Loss. But in the 19th Century, It Could Be a Happy Relief.