Julia Fisher

Check Your Usage of "Check Your Privilege"
May 06, 2014

The phrase has become a weapon rather than a reminder.

Newspapers Around the World React to the Botched Execution in Oklahoma
April 30, 2014

When Clayton Lockett’s execution was botched in Oklahoma last night, one might have expected the rest of the world to be shocked at the barbarity.

The New SAT Will Do Away with 'SAT Words,' And That's a Shame
March 07, 2014

What will the world be like without "effulgent" and "grandiloquence"? 

What Comes After First Lady?
January 19, 2014

Lawyer? Diet-product spokeswoman? Reality TV show host?

Elves Are Worth Believing In This Christmas
December 23, 2013

In what may well be the season’s best Christmas story, Icelandic activists have stalled the construction of a highway because they are afraid for the safety of the local elf population.

Is Reading Necessarily a Hostile Experience for Young Women?
December 10, 2013

In 2007, several n+1 editors discussed books they’d read or wished they had read in college. The series of dialogues was published in a pamphlet called What We Should Have Known.

Mexico's Radioactive-Material Thieves Are Probably Dying Right Now, In Exactly This Way
December 05, 2013

The gruesome details of the thieves' likely death.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Just Got a TV Show. How Redundant.
November 15, 2013

He already has a show: the daily news.

The Weirdest Moon Family Footage
November 12, 2013

Over the last half century, Reverend Sun Myung Moon and his family have led a religious and political movement—anchored by the Unification Church—that has exerted enormous influence over right-wing American politics and created a web of influential a