Technology has made many aspects of daily life much easier. So why do we still feel so overwhelmed?  

by Simon Gottschalk


In Perfect Conditions, Vanessa Blakeslee explores the disillusionment at the heart of the exotic.  

by Katharine Coldiron

The fiction writer on her newest story collection, surfing (which she's never tried!), dystopia, and unlikely saviors.  

by Katharine Coldiron

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As another hurricane season descends, our neighbors to the south are still in recovery.

by Madison Bernath

In Miguel Arteta’s new film, one couple condenses months’ worth of dating into just 24 hours.

by Katharine Coldiron

An ode to a rediscovered flavor.

by Catherine Ferrell


 
 

"One theory can be fundamental, until replaced by something far more fundamental."

by Alicia Sometimes

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In Miguel Arteta’s new film, one couple condenses months’ worth of dating into just 24 hours.

by Brendon Barnes

The Steroid Era laid bare certain ugly truths about ourselves which we have not yet confronted.

by Andrew Forbes

Plus: notes on HBO’s Succession, and a couple of underrated hip hop artists.

by Brendon Barnes


Poverty and desperation pervade the rural New England scene of Melanie Finn’s new literary thriller. 

by Katharine Coldiron

thinkers

It’s born of relief, and our privilege to avoid talking about racism ourselves.

by Eric Fershtman

Acknowledging the complexity of the issue, and reinvesting in community as a value, are necessary steps in resolving our uniquely American problem.

by Jenn Gilgan

 
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