Hang Up And Listen
The “Olympics, Here?” Bonus Segment Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and June Thomas discuss hosting the Olympics in the good ol’ U.S.A.
Left Holding the Baby Prudie counsels a woman asked to care for the child her ex-husband had with his affair partner.
Israel’s Occupation Killed Ali Dawabsheh The crimes of Jewish settlers have long been abetted by how Israel chooses to rule over the Palestinians.
India Blocks 857 Porn Sites on Advice of Activist Who Says Porn Is Worse Than Hitler and AIDS
Debating Without the Donald The Republican field gathered to have a debate without the most interesting candidate in the race.
The National’s Matt Berninger Lightens Up With Menomena’s Brent Knopf: Hear Their Debut Single
Buried in Obama’s Climate Plan: A Promise of Business as Usual to the Fossil Fuel Industry
The Delicately Balanced Boulder Known as Krishna’s Butter Ball Is a Lovely Geological Oddity
David Lipsky on David Foster Wallace and The End of the Tour The journalist who chronicled his road trip with the late author reflects on that encounter—and a new film it inspired.
Euphoria Is the Word Archaeologists weren’t sure people would care about four bodies unearthed at Jamestown.
Podcast for America
Republican Debate Pregame Show Everything you need to know before the big night.
The XX Factor
Louisiana Has Awful Sexual Health Stats. So of Course Bobby Jindal Is Attacking Planned Parenthood.
Chris Farley Is the Ethan Hunt We Deserve in This Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation Trailer
Huge Win for Animal Rights (and Logic): Judge Overturns Law Banning Filming of Abuse on Farms
Court Says It’s Not Netflix’s Fault When You Let Someone See Your Embarrassing Watch List
“A Kind of Grad-Student Gaslighting” Karen Kelsky has made navigating the brutal academic job market her business.
“If We Launch a Gay Section, Will You Write for It?” How I covered the battle for marriage equality, from Windsor to Obergefell.
From Tapestries to Texting Bubbles Matthew Battles’ Palimpsest is a “history of the written word” that misunderstands exactly how our relationship to the written word has changed.