David Levesley
David Levesley

David is a Columbia Journalism School graduate who writes about culture and cultures. David is also an award-winning playwright, librettist and actor and has produced award-winning plays across his native Britain. David has previously contributed to The Sunday Times, The Daily Beast, Aesthetica and The Washington Jewish Week. His work has been referenced by Salon, MTV, HuffPo, Storify and Bustle.

Sept. 30, 2014

One Controversial Art Exhibit — And Its Cancellation — Sends an Unsettling Message About Race

"Art should be able to take on the most unsettling parts of our racial history..."
Sept. 26, 2014

14 Brilliant Authors Who Didn't Succeed Until Way After 30

Don't worry - there's still plenty of time to win that Pulitzer.
Sept. 16, 2014

'Happy Valley' Treats Rape the Way Most TV Shows Are Too Afraid Of

If you're not talking about this show yet, you will be soon.
Sept. 12, 2014

Miley Cyrus Just Opened Her First Art Show — No, Seriously

To nobody's surprise, it contains bongs and vibrators.
Sept. 10, 2014

100 of Our Biggest Authors Are Writing Novels — But You Won't Be Able to Read Them

Part of a revolutionary project that begins with Margaret Atwood.

Sept. 2, 2014
Sept. 2, 2014

One Year Since the ‘Breaking Bad’ Finale, Here’s What’s Happened to Albuquerque

The show's quiet star is coming into its own.
Aug. 29, 2014

Beyoncé Can Now Add Poet to Her Epic List of Skills

Queen Bey is hard at work.
Aug. 28, 2014
Aug. 28, 2014

Watch the Hilarious, Nostalgic 'Friends' Reunion We've Been Waiting For

Thanks Jimmy Kimmel.

Aug. 27, 2014

Did Tony Soprano Die at the End of 'The Sopranos'? We Finally Have an Answer

Some real talk from 'The Sopranos' creator — and some lessons for all future television shows.
Aug. 27, 2014

This Woman's Slam Poetry Has Gone Unexpectedly and Brilliantly Viral

An incredible blend of 'Harry Potter,' pornography and beautifully poignant insights on sex.
Aug. 26, 2014
Aug. 25, 2014

The MPAA Has Some Explaining to Do for This Movie's R-Rating

Suddenly strong language and cuddling are 'controversial.'
Aug. 19, 2014

Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Finally Reunited On Screen

And it's hilarious.

Aug. 19, 2014

Yes, There Was a Gay Couple in 'The Expendables 3'

There's a quiet love affair here.
Aug. 19, 2014

Jason Reitman's Next Movie Perfectly Captures the Strange Nature of Modern Life

The 'Juno' director is bringing lots of small screens to the big screen
Aug. 19, 2014

The Legendary Voice of 'Saturday Night Live' Has Died

The announcer passed away on Monday at 96.