Culture

July 01, 2014

Yes, American Soccer Has Finally Arrived
Was that exciting enough for you, America? Good—you'd better get used to it.
8:47 PM

Was that exciting, America? Well, good—you better get used to it.

Tim Howard’s Heroic Goalkeeping Performance, in GIFs
Someone give Tim Howard a medal.
8:29 PM

Someone give Tim Howard a medal.

Paid Family Leave in America Is a Disgrace
But that might finally change

The state of family leave in this country is abysmal. But we are making progress. 

Not So Fast, Ladies: Annual Pelvic Exams May Be Unnecessary, But You Still Need Pap Smears
8:00 PM

Don't stop going to the gyno because clickbait headlines told you to.

Stop Resurrecting Dead TV Shows!
Yahoo should have let 'Community' rest in peace
5:40 PM

"Community" is coming back for a sixth season (and maybe a movie). Yahoo should have let it rest in peace.

Watching the World Cup Is Like Being Trapped in a House of Mirrors
It's an exercise in baroque self-reflection.
4:18 PM

It's an exercise in baroque self-reflection.

The Most Moving, Enlightening Novels About World War I
1:00 PM

In honor of its 100th anniversary, a list of the most evocative and profound literature about the Great War.

Interview: Orange Is The New Black's Poussey on Playing the Season's Tragic Heroine
And how she thinks her character wound up in prison
12:00 PM

How the real-life friendship between Poussey and Taystee compares to what's on screen.

Mourning Algeria's Cruel, Beautiful Loss to Germany
Les Fennecs may have lost, but they reminded us of the joy of the game
10:25 AM

Les Fennecs may have lost, but they reminded us of the joy of the game

USA 3, Belgium 0! Or, Looking for Hope in the 1930 World Cup
Are you paying attention, Fabian Johnson and Clint Dempsey?
9:25 AM

And they can do it again!

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