January 21, 2014
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.?
Wendy Davis got a few dates wrong, but it doesn't diminish her extraordinary story.
Researchers may prove F. Scott Fitzgerald right: Drinking improves creativity
January 19, 2014
Guess what part of tonight's Girls was inspired by Claire Danes.
The latest cover story in The New Statesman, the British weekly that The New Republic shares content with, is a controversial article by Cristina Odone, a former editor at the magazine.