April 12, 2015

A History of the Hot Take
6:28 PM

The phrase feels as old as time. But despite its ubiquity, it's newer than you think.

How the World Plays: Photos from the U.K. to Bhutan
10:31 AM

There's this kind of idea that if you’re photographing kids it's somehow dubious and dodgy, which I think is quite a tragic kind of reflection on society. 

April 10, 2015

Why Are Female Journalists Burning Out? Here's a Theory.

In a new poll, 67 percent said they intended to leave journalism or were uncertain about their future, versus 55 percent for men.

April 09, 2015

A New Boston Marathon Documentary Tries—And Fails—to Scare Us About The Internet
6:25 PM

It's baggy and unfocused throughout, unsure of the conflict it sets out to explore.

Don't Assume You Know Why That Couple Doesn't Have Kids

It could be infertility, miscarriages, or failed attempts at adoption. A failing marriage or a serious genetic disorder. Maybe their finances are a tremendous mess, but they’re keeping up appearances.

What the Apple Watch Will Do to Our Social Lives

The Apple Watch could free us from our phones, and from other people too.

April 08, 2015

You Should Be Watching 'Fortitude,' A Murder-Mystery That Makes Climate Change The Real Villain
10:00 PM

Why this “Fargo” meets “Twin Peaks” TV show could only take place in an arctic icescape.

VIDA Wants Writers to Create "Important" Female Characters. Bad Advice.

Stick to improving the number of female bylines and reviewed authors.

What Happened to the Weird 'Louie' of Last Season?
7:09 AM

If the first four episodes of the new season of “Louie” are any indication, C.K. has lost his appetite for controversy.