Time for the last book of the summer Rooster!
Summer daze coming to a close. It's the final book of the season: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez, in discussion with Emma Straub.
In response to Orlando, America’s deadliest mass shooting, “We are a gentle angry people” indeed.
Footage from Japan’s Onbashira festival—reputed to have continued, uninterrupted, for 1,200 years—where young men prove their mettle by riding enormous logs down a hill.
A shooting victim reunites with the man who helped save his life—who is later shot and killed.
Leave the pardoning to the president. For one budding farmer, some truths are self-evident: that turkeys are stupid, dirty, and very mean.
Not everyone who breaks your heart is a monster. And not everyone who wounds you deserves to be wounded in return.
How to give away a house in Flint, Michigan, home not only to a water scandal but record violence.
Why it’s the duty of every white American to burn a Confederate flag.
The Thirteenth Amendment passed 150 years ago, abolishing slavery. Today, little of the Underground Railroad still remains. A painter hits the road to discover what’s intact.
Large-scale, hand-drilled portraits—where pixels are drilled from enormous blown-up photographs—of people killed in Mexico’s drug wars.
What happens before an NRA-commissioned—or rather, university-approved—study reaches the public.
Mumbai could be thought of as New York, LA, and Lagos all wrapped into one. But a string of rapes changes all that.
A childhood ban on toy guns didn’t erase the specter of death from a neighborhood.