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.
Traditionally ostracized in the weight room, women who dare to lift weights discover strength they were previously denied.
Some of the world’s largest, oldest fish live in Oregon. Why anyone would want to vandalize them, even abduct them, takes explaining.
Tracking a single oyster from the Gulf to Bourbon Street, to a 1,300-ton pile of shells, provides a tour through Louisiana’s precarious coastal economy.
From “Truth Trucks” to viral videos, Operation Rescue head Troy Newman’s word is his sword.
Throwing f-bombs may be offensive to some people, but it’s also one of the greatest mental health regimens ever devised.
Studying drivers across the country for signs of license-plate prejudice—or, why everyone loves Vermont drivers and hates Texans.
Environmentalists are increasingly hugging people, not trees. Can solving climate change and achieving “climate justice” become the same thing?
Protesters are clashing in the street over paintings. What is it, whether in art or literature, that makes one thing better than another?
To understand everything wrong about health care in America today, look to a horrifying trend in amputation.
What one journalist learned by vicariously sitting in on David Carr’s master class—with only his teacher’s reputation, extant syllabus, and students’ recollections to guide the way.
As colleges proceed to charge more and more, real-estate developers in the neighborhoods around them look to cash in.
A lifelong phobia is the result of a terrifying childhood incident. But the real culprit may be Arthur Conan Doyle.