It's Week 3 in the Summer Reading Challenge.
Beach, books, domestic fowl. An American Marriage opens Week Three of the Summer Reading Challenge. With novelist Laura van den Berg.
The web is full of pundits looking to turn every topic into think-bait. One writer commits himself to thinking much, much deeper.
The invasion of the Apple Watch is imminent. While the technology future it heralds is exciting, some of our wrists are already spoken for.
Disney’s Frozen juggernaut has been criticized for “sexy walking.” But the roots of what’s wrong lie in Midwestern pageants, not hip-hop videos.
A swear-laden review of some glorious cursing in pop music.
Gauging the invasion of the well-intentioned a week after the devastation of Port-au-Prince and wondering what it really means for Haiti’s future.
Journalism is dying, journalism is thriving, the end of the world is nigh—there’s a lot to be excited about. A report on the newspapers that prevailed by hook or crook in 2009.
Never mind news articles that link economic woes to a culture shift, the report of the hipster’s death is an exaggeration.
The wide world of sports is full of fallen angels and exhausted stories. A season of discontent condensed into five brief acts, with prayers for a glorious summer.
In the latest Star Trek movie, Gene Roddenberry’s message of diversity takes on new relevance as more people are diagnosed with Autism.
New York City is a wonderland for dogs—to defecate on, and for their owners to look the other way. An argument for a more civilized scenario, where dogs aren’t encouraged to kill plants.
Pity the English. Not only are they cursed with bad weather, and the habit of talking about it all the time, they also fear eye contact with strangers in long corridors.
Facebook and other online social networks have played an extraordinary role in this election season. But to what effect? Confronting your status-update addiction.