August 25, 2015

This Surreal Novel Captures the Weirdness of Modern Relationships
9:46 AM

The characters in Alexandra Kleeman’s eerie debut novel don't know what they want. 

Dunk Tank
9:32 AM

Perhaps this image is a preview of the great final judgment when contemporary art and the money it attracts are all washed away.


American Runner
9:19 AM

Poetry from Roger Reeves, a winner of the 2015 Whiting Award.

Regulatory Capture
9:19 AM

Poetry from Jillian Weise, author of The Amputee’s Guide to Sex, The Book of Goodbyes, and the novel The Colony.

Intersection Episode 3: It's Not Mother Nature Who's Racist
7:22 AM

Derrick Evans relives the day Katrina changed his Mississippi hometown forever. The NAACP's Jacqui Patterson and Citylab's Brentin Mock discuss how climate and race intersect.

August 24, 2015

Stock Photos of Black People Are Finally Moving Beyond Racist Stereotypes
10:57 AM

Racial stereotypes persist in stock imagery. Kenneth Wiggins is fighting back. 

How to Escape the Public Internet
10:38 AM

How services like Slack provide an alternative to the vitriol of the public internet.

The Politics of the Curation Craze
7:00 AM

Amid flat wages and dwindling public services, curation gives us the aura of control.

August 21, 2015

Is Today’s Literary Culture Macho Enough for Kingsley Amis?
11:16 AM

The author of Lucky Jim didn’t want his work to be seen as pretentious and lazy.