On Hell Planet

Phil Graubart's experience teaching the Art Spiegelman novel at a Jewish day school, and reflecting on recent attempts to remove the book from curriculums in various school districts.

“The Proud Boys” of the Colonial Era

In the last years of the nineteenth century, two adolescent great powers -- the United States of America and the recently founded collection of states called the German empire -- stepped onto the world stage, flexing their muscles and arming for war.