It's the Short List for the 2021 ToB!
Books, judges, zombies, oh my! Announcing the field for the 2021 Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes
A father writes his son a note on election night. It gets passed around their family and friends—and soon the entire world. What viral impact looks like, post-Trump.
Two artists go on a Tinder date, each agreeing beforehand to make a film.
“A short film about a birthday party you weren’t invited to.”
A Manhattan wedding, a cancer scan, and the largest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded.
The Pope spoiled his trip to America by meeting with a Kentucky clerk. But his unheard praise of a different radical provides a silver lining.
After a lifetime of mental illness, one woman opts to try electroconvulsive therapy. She discusses her decision with her sister.
Forget anxiety, overcaution, or just plain unhappiness. The real problem with parenting is philosophy.
How one family schemed to be the best TV-watchers in America.
A near-death experience makes this week’s International Asteroid Day a little more tricky to celebrate.
Dinosaurs haven’t been super-popular for 65 million years—it only feels that way. Fans and experts explain our obsession with dead monsters.
Catfishing is usually part of an online romance scam—not the world of expensive French bulldogs.
What one woman labels kinky, another person calls a crime against cake. Offering a taxonomy of erotic fixations.