Hopeless BromanticsA new novel casts Barack Obama and Joe Biden as sleuths investigating a suspicious death—and whether America is screwed.
Stand-up TragedyHannah Gadsby’s Nanette shows how comedy is broken, and leaves us to pick up the pieces.
The Michelle Wolf Hoopla Exhibits All the Worst Tendencies of Comedy Controversies in the Trump EraWe’ve seen this routine before.
What Twitter Pundits Are Saying About the 2018 State of the UnionCheck out the instant spin room.
The Last Jedi Isn’t for the FansIt’s about fandom and how it leads even Star Wars characters astray.
You Can Stop Wondering if You Have Sex More or Less Often Than Other PeopleIt doesn’t matter, but you’ve thought about it.
Sabbath’s TweeterA scientific examination of the garbage Trump posts on Jared and Ivanka’s day of rest.
The Donald Trump Election Brag TrackerHow long has it been since the president reminded us of his “massive landslide victory”?
Highlights From the Gutenberg HearingsAn empire’s potentates size up the risks of new technology.
The Digital Will GeneratorWhat should your loved ones do with your online life after you die? We’ll help you plan.
“Will Be Familiar to Many Readers”Michiko Kakutani’s favorite book-review clichés, by the numbers.
The Wayne Tracker Name GeneratorUse our widget to get a Texas oilman code name like the one Rex Tillerson used to discuss climate change.