With remarkable new research into his diaries, letters, police files and more, Douglas Smith’s new book ‘Rasputin’ separates fact from lurid fiction
Was he a mad monk? A German spy? The empress’s lover? An unkillable puppetmaster? A Q&A with an author who’s shed new light on who Rasputin really was
What needs to be renovated at Buckingham Palace? Who’s paying? Is it worth it?
November 18th, 2016 3 comments
A closer look at the data girding a major new peer-reviewed study about the nature of successful—and failing—churches
November 16th, 2016 1 comment
An exclusive remarkable study finds that mainline Protestant churches that focus on the Gospel and prayer are growing, while those that don’t are in decline
November 16th, 2016 22 comments
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a new five-film spinoff franchise from J.K. Rowling
‘This is not a game–it is her life and his’
November 8th, 2016 5 comments
Netflix unleashes a lavish 10-part series on the Queen. Our royal watcher separates fact from fiction.
Some 3,300 Canadians were taken prisoner during WWI. One Winnipeg soldier’s secret-code letters shed new light on their experiences.
During Kate and William’s visit, correspondents broke out the superlatives to describe stunning natural backdrops
Rating the royals vs. the Trudeaus in public waving, paddling and overall cuteness
October 3rd, 2016 5 comments
George and Charlotte aren’t the only royal children to accompany their parents on a visit
The royal family paddles, hikes, bikes and skiis—sometimes even for work
When the Duchess of Cambridge wore Canadian firm Sentaler’s jacket—causing it to sell out instantly—it topped off an incredible week for the designer