March 8, 2014
Take the American gothic currents of Joyce Carol Oates; instill the pithy black humor of Sam Lipstye and the absurdist instincts of George Saunders—minus the sci-fi, futuristic flourishes; add a dose of domestic macabre a la A.M. Homes; invite the open-ended poetry of Lydia Davis but mix it with the sociological precision of Jonathan Franzen, and you have something like a recipe for a Lorrie Moore story.
March 7, 2014
But then tried to stop him, before it was too late.
You don't read Shakespeare in a straight line, and other lessons from eye-tracking research
In the cafés, in the shops, on the streets of Kiev everyone is asking the one question that matters in one particular way: Will there be war? No one can quite finish the question: Will there be war with Russia?
Seven days have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine. This explainer will get you up to speed.
What will the world be like without "effulgent" and "grandiloquence"?
If relaxing on your $30 million estate can be considered "leaning out."
It also has good advice about chickens.
The creator of Amazon's "Transparent" talks about Jeffrey Tambor's feminine side, watching the Oscars, and the trouble with True Detective.
For precedent, look to Cyprus instead of Poland.
I am overcome by the tragedy, but also by the pride that comes from living in this moment.
February's jobs report is out. Here's whate you need to know.
We must mentally arm ourselves against a reality about which we only recently disarmed ourselves: the reality of protracted conflict.
March 6, 2014
Dewhurst loses, Abbott wins, and the Texas GOP keeps moving right.
We're racking up environmental debt, and still borrowing more.
The orgy of navel-gazing is about to begin.
The state's water situation is life-changing. Here's the behavior that needs to be altered.
And will probably drive your friends nuts.
Here's everything you need to know about the U.S.'s potential economic sanctions against Russia.
Not that we believed Putin anyway. But now we have proof he's lying.