It's week 10 of the Rooster's summer reads!
Rooster days of summer > dog days of summer. Novelist Emma Straub and our own Nozlee Samadzadeh wrap up Kudos by Rachel Cusk.
From “Truth Trucks” to viral videos, Operation Rescue head Troy Newman’s word is his sword.
Plastic people acting like real people is a favorite of ours. As we can see here, Elon Musk has every reason to be worried about the future.
If you had to choose between the life of a loved one or the survival of a dozen other people, would you be capable of a rational decision?
A Manhattan wedding, a cancer scan, and the largest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded.
To understand everything wrong about health care in America today, look to a horrifying trend in amputation.
The next time you have insomnia, remember it could be worse. You could be a time-lapsed painting version of yourself.
After a lifetime of mental illness, one woman opts to try electroconvulsive therapy. She discusses her decision with her sister.
Forty years after Jaws, why the very first blockbuster should be considered art—and how it helped one man to survive.
An unusual DEA raid on one of LA’s most reputable medical marijuana dispensaries reveals the bewildering conflict between state and federal drug laws.
Call it Kreider’s Law: You can’t be grateful to be alive your entire life. Especially when there’s an arms race going on inside your head.
A visit to the New York studio/living room of a family’s style director who has a week’s worth of laundry ahead of her.
Your party-conversation brief on the most important stories that no one’s talking about anymore—the plight of the Segway, internet child exchanges, Ebola, the current fortunes of Seal, and more.