August 20, 2015
In an interview about her new HBO special, Tig Notaro gets frank about her battle with cancer.
August 19, 2015
Hackers have combined the rhetoric of transparency with moralizing Victorian language.
Peter Bogdanovich is back—with a little help from his friend Wes Anderson.
An English professor at West Point collects writings by Ovid and Joan Didion in a new book—but reflects a traditional view of authority.
Fortune Smiles, Adam Johnson's new short story collection, explores similar themes as The Orphan Master's Son.
August 18, 2015
What If Stalin Had Computers?
A new book by a BBC economics editor contemplates the end of capitalism: It's a nice story, but not a great plan.
How rag yards—sorting facilities for secondhand clothes—are rejuvenating the vintage clothing market.
Surya Bonaly broke many of figure skating's racial barriers, and a new documentary honors her legacy.
August 17, 2015
Donald Trump, Epic Hero
The candidate's boasts and insults might seem juvenile, but his special way with words has a noble ancestry.
An ESPN panelist says Brewers minor leaguer David Denson, who came out on Saturday, "better be great" if he wants to make a difference.