Culture Filter
  1. Literary Hub

    Lit Hub is a central place for writers, publishers, books, bookstores, librarians, and readers to congregate and celebrate books and literary culture.

    Books
  2. Halo-Halo, Mix-Mix

    Deborah Francisco blogs about identity, culture, travel, food, and understanding the past, present, and future as a Filipino American.

    Culture
  3. n+1

    n+1 is a print and digital magazine of literature, culture, and politics published three times a year. New online-only writing is posted several times a week.

    Commentary
  4. hAAthi Time

    The personal blog of Revati Upadhya, hAAthi Time is where the food, travel, and lifestyle writer shares her adventures split between two “home ports,” Goa and Bangalore.

    Culture
  5. The Paris Review Daily

    The Daily is the blog of the Paris Review, the quarterly literary publication dedicated to culture and the arts.

    Books
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  6. Clive Thompson

    Clive Thompson, a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and Wired, writes about how technology affects everyday life. On his blog, he shares short posts compiling links to interesting reads about current topics.

    Authors
  7. The Public Medievalist

    From Game of Thrones to white-supremacist imagery, echoes of medieval culture are part of the current moment. The Public Medievalist is a webzine that explores the intersection of medieval history and modern politics and culture.

    Art
  8. The Walrus

    The Walrus, a magazine about Canada and its place in the world, publishes longform journalism, essays, fiction, poetry, illustrations, and photography by Canada’s best writers and artists.

    Books
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  9. Documenting documenta 14

    documenta 14, currently underway in Kassel, Germany, is one of the world’s leading contemporary-art events. Peter from documenting.the.obvious shares a collection of striking images from his recent visit.

    Art
  10. The Uneasy Life of a Middle East Skeleton

    “So for those who knew, it must have been very strange that we have dead bones in our closet.” The Caspers are an American expat family in Cairo, Egypt. Jayson Casper tells the story of Max, the skeleton they’ve lived with, and explores a different view of death in Middle East culture.

    Culture
  11. The Millions

    Called an “indispensable literary site” by the New York Times, The Millions covers the latest in books, culture, and the arts.

    Culture
  12. Southern Foodways Alliance

    The Southern Foodways Alliance documents, studies, and celebrates the diverse food cultures of the changing American South — and its site offers a wealth of resources, stories, and oral histories to explore.

    Cooking
    A plate from Helvetia’s ramp supper. Photograph by Emily Hilliard.
  13. Stereogum

    A major hub for music lovers since 2002, Stereogum is a destination for discovering new songs, videos, and artists, and staying updated on industry news.

    Culture
  14. The Iris

    The official blog of the Getty, in Los Angeles, The Iris aims to educate and inspire art lovers with articles on topics ranging from ancient crafts to modern architecture.

    Architecture
  15. Quam Proxime

    Kathryn Hume works in the artificial intelligence sector, but has a background in philosophy and literature. On her blog, she publishes essays that bring together her interests in tech, language, culture, and more.

    Art