January 22, 2014
In the year-and-the-half it’s been on the air, “The Mindy Project” has never been quite sure what kind of show it was trying to be, floundering for direction and putting its ensemble through many, many rounds of musical chairs.
The printed page still matters, even where you wouldn't expect it.
Over the weekend, West Virginia authorities lifted the last remaining tap-water ban in effect since a January 9 chemical spill at the Freedom Industries plant in Charleston contaminated the water supply of 300,000 people.
January 21, 2014
I Can See You Typing
The most awkward feature of online chat.
The fascinating hidden meanings of prison food
Meet the woman who's guiding Bill Simmons through the "Dr. V" controversy.
We’ve known since at least 1872 that the Great Flood detailed in Genesis is a descendant of earlier flood myths from Mesopotamia.
Five Writers Who Feared The Future
On the anniversary of George Orwell's death, a look at his deepest fears.
January 20, 2014
I went on Chinese State TV to sing and dance. The makes me and the Chinese government cringe—for different reasons.
Why are we still waiting for a great film about Martin Luther King Jr.?