The Father of Us All

In a virtual onslaught of fast-firing and insightful essays, Victor Davis Hanson ranges from ancient Greece to the present day to consider why mankind has always made war, whether the nature of conflict has changed, and how the seemingly ineradicable practice of large-scale violence can be made to offer some benefits amidst the primary and collateral damage.

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.