We will never find dignity in air travel
There will always be stories about the wrong way to behave on a plane, but we need not fight about them.
Slow Motion: ‘The Lobster’ exposes the horrible systems we’re trapped in, and how we need to get out
Announcing a new series about scenes that linger with us.
A stench in the nostrils of God
The rancid smell of hog facilities in North Carolina has led to a dirty and protracted legal battle.
RIP Pop Smoke, who welcomed you into the exhilarating world of Brooklyn Drill
The 20-year-old rapper was killed on early Wednesday morning.
The Boy Scouts deserves its bankruptcy badge
The once iconic American institution filed for bankruptcy following years of declining membership and catastrophic scandal.
Canada is fake
What Americans think of as their friendly neighbor to the north, if they think of it at all, is a scam.
The emptiness of televised Nazi hunting
Amazon's new TV show ‘Hunters’ inadvertently reveals the limits of vengeance.
There are enough good RPGs to fit on a 20-sided die
An entire world exists beyond ‘Dungeons & Dragons’, the only role-playing game to achieve any sort of mainstream consciousness.
Will we ever be free of Pete Buttigieg?
The myth of electability has forced him on us all, and he’s going to have to be stopped over and over again.
Bernie takes North Carolina
At a rally in Durham, NC last week, the Democratic frontrunner offered a new vision for how to flip a swing state.
Area Nigerian man not secretly Buttigieg campaign adviser
We spoke to the mysterious Chinedu, who is not Buttigieg senior adviser Lis Smith.
What we loved this week: Having a good time at ‘Birds of Prey,’ being comforted by ‘Cop Land,’ losing it over dog farts
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of February 10, 2020.
I would love to date a man who can’t read
Some of us are still trying to have some fun before we die and, I’m sorry, clever men are very rarely fun.
A Good Place: I can’t stop looking at pickup truck ads on Craigslist
You can learn a lot about a person from the way they try to sell you a truck.
I love mediocre sports teams
Sometimes, sports aren’t transcendent or even transcendently awful — they’re just... there.
We should all read more Jenny Diski
The late British writer was a master of precision and not overthinking things.
“Giving her content is my love language”: Meet the couples who TikTok together
The billion-person social network has become a financial boon for some couples. But how do they manage money, their relationship, and the incessant demand for new videos?
The limits of a “Me Too” movie
‘The Assistant’ aims for an unsparing account of office power dynamics, but it is mostly dull to watch someone else go to an office.
I’m Upset: Rich people should stop giving their kids long-ass names
For the love of Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell, please stop.
Ezra Klein’s solution to cure what ails America: Be more like Ezra Klein
‘Why We’re Polarized’ is the first book from the wonkish wunderkind turned media mogul.