Yale Students Erupt in Anger Over Administrators Caring More About Free Speech Than Safe Spaces
R. L. Stine on the Goosebumps Movie and How Horror for Adults Is Different From Horror for Kids
Sure, Back to the Future Was Wrong About Hoverboards, but How Well Did It Predict Slang?
I Watched the CNN Debate in Virtual RealityThe candidates look like dolls in a diorama awash in America-colored lights, and it was boring.
The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club Meets The MartianSlate critics debate Andy Weir’s cheerful space odyssey.
The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club Weeps Over A Little LifeSlate critics debate Hanya Yanagihara’s misery-soaked epic.
A Conversation With Philip PullmanThe Golden Compass author on loneliness, Romanticism, the meaning of the “young adult” label, and why we all want daemons.
Colbert Made Franzen Read Him a Bedtime Story and It Was the Perfect Use of Jonathan Franzen
President Obama Talks Faith and Politics With Marilynne Robinson in a Just-Released NYRB Feature
The Terrorists Among Us Forget Syria. The most dangerous religious extremists are migrants from North and South Carolina.
Cards Against Humanity Asked People to Give It $5 on Black Friday for Nothing in Return. The Stunt Worked.
U.S. Schools Are Failing Recent Immigrants. This D.C. Suburb Is Trying Something New to Fix That.
A New Statue in Edinburgh Honors a Bear Named Wojtek That Served in the Polish Military During World War II
The Link Between Anti-Abortion Rhetoric and the Planned Parenthood Attack Yes, there is such a thing as “incitement.”
A Radical Experiment in Democracy Is Happening in Northern Syria. Americans Need to Start Paying Attention.
The “Useful Thanks Purveyor” Bonus Segment The Culture Gabfest hosts welcome culture editor Dan Kois to discuss the archetypal family roles at Thanksgiving dinners.
We Need a Moratorium on Genetically Modifying Humans The technology for potentially creating designer babies has progressed much faster than the deliberation.
Warrior Kings Golden State is currently playing better than any basketball team in history. You might want to watch them.