Interview

Mr. Knowledge Speaks
Wikipedia's founder on Turkey's Twitter ban, the NSA, and why net neutrality might not be such a big deal
April 25, 2014

Interview: The founder of Wikipedia opens up on Turkey's Twitter ban, the NSA, and why net neutrality might not be such a big deal.

Barbara Ehrenreich: I'm an Atheist, But Don't Rule Out "Mystical Experiences"
A Q&A with the author of "Living With a Wild God"
April 20, 2014

Barbara Ehrenreich wants you to take mystical experiences seriously, unless they involve a benevolent monotheistic deity.

Stark Raving Rahm
Tell us what you really think, Mr. Mayor
April 06, 2014

Stark raving Rahm on gentrification, the middle east, and the perils of income-inequality politics

The Original Nate Silver Also Thinks Pundits Are 'Stupid'
Bill James on “moneyball” in 2014 and backward political thinking
March 31, 2014

In politics, he says, "People who are perceived as learned experts go on television and say stupid shit, and nobody says, 'Boy, that’s really stupid.'"

Q&A: A New Book's Explosive Claims About Pakistan and Osama Bin Laden
March 20, 2014

How much did the Pakistani government know?

The Confessions of David Remnick
The New Yorker editor on difficult writers, Obama's shortcomings, and learning from Anna Wintour
March 11, 2014

The editor of the New Yorker talks Russia, Obama, and whether he is creating cultural serfdom online.

"I Think Jeffrey Tambor's Got a Kind of Gender-Queerness"
The Creator of 'Transparent' Talks Amazon, Family Secrets, and TV Sexism
March 07, 2014

The creator of Amazon's "Transparent" talks about Jeffrey Tambor's feminine side, watching the Oscars, and the trouble with True Detective.

"We Are Speaking Very Loudly. We Are Carrying a Small Stick."
Dmitri K. Simes on why Russia isn't taking the U.S. seriously
March 03, 2014

Dmitri K. Simes on why Russia isn't taking us seriously about Ukraine. 

"I Don't See the President As An Intellectual at All"
A Q&A with Michael Ignatieff
February 20, 2014

The Harvard scholar turned failed Canadian politican on whether intellectuals could ever win at politics

Woody Allen, Quentin Tarantino, and the New Liberal Critique of Hollywood
An Oscars interview
February 18, 2014

The Oscars are less than two weeks away, and Hollywood has been in the news even more than usual. If this is partly because of the controversy surrounding Woody Allen, it is also the result of the terrific year of cinema that just ended.

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