September 25, 2013
In honor of Banned Books Week, we're publishing our original reviews of frequently banned books.
September 24, 2013
The English-speaking Internet woke up in a bad mood today after Susan Orlean, the New Yorker contributor and author of The Orchid Thief, revealed the two heretofore anonymous creators of a Twitter feed called @horse_ebooks.
In honor of Banned Books Week, we'll be publishing our original reviews of frequently banned books.
During "Breaking Bad"’s pulse-racing episode last Sunday, viewers who follow Aaron Paul on Twitter got a stream of adrenalized commentary weighing in on the action. “My heart is pounding and I can’t breathe.
September 23, 2013
With the release of Grand Theft Auto V last week, we’ve yet another opportunity to marvel at how far video games have come since the prehistoric days of the late 1970s.
The first really talked-about New Yorker cover came nearly 70 years after the magazine’s founding.
About forty minutes into the picture, my wife whispered, “I think I’m leaving.”“You are?” I asked with envy or admiration.“It’s ridiculous and revolting,” she said.“That’s being gentle,” I said.She reminded me that she is gentle and asked if I was co
In this week's issue of The New Republic, Alec MacGillis writes about Doug Band, the man in Bill Clinton's inner circle who did more to shape his post-presidential life than anyone.
Last year, to counter the notion that the GOP was waging a "war on women," National Review ran a piece titled "The War on Men," by editor-at-large Kathryn Jean Lopez, who wrote, "I am deeply offended by what is being said about men," and went on to c
September 22, 2013
Scandal at Clinton Inc.
No one in Bill Clinton’s inner circle did more to shape his post-presidential life than Doug Band. For those who care about the Clintons, that’s a problem.