The comedian, in her career and her life, refused to give up—and to give in.
A member of an influential illustration clique that defined the hippy era, John Alcorn is being rediscovered.
Stuck in a home-run drought, the sport has become more boring than ever. Don't just blame steroids. Blame the new strike zone—and the cameras enforcing it.
Loopholes in a proposed settlement with former players shift costs away from the $9 billion-a-year industry that profited as athletes suffered head trauma, and toward the public.
Readers might think nonfiction books are the most reliable media sources there are. But accuracy scandals haven't reformed an industry that faces no big repercussions for errors.
Track of the Day: Grimes's Game of Thrones-inspired new video
The 18th-century economist's works had a lot in common with the popular fiction of his time, even if he professed to disdain it.
Twitch doesn't capitalize on something new or weird: Video games were spectator sports long before Mario first raced his Kart.
Using the guard-turned-vandal in The Heart So White as his guide, author Ben Lerner writes books in which characters interact with art, and occasionally try to set it on fire.
The Cloud Atlas author's new book is metaphysical, metamorphic, and maybe too meta for its own good.
The ethics of looking away
An eighth-grade teacher who writes fiction under a nom de plume is ordered to undergo an "emergency medical evaluation" for his novel about a school shooting.
The most intriguing articles about entertainment we've come across in the past seven days
A panel of storytellers share their favorite tales, from the Bible to Charlotte's Web.
Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon reunite for a perfectly bittersweet Labor Day comedy.
By emulating Hollywood's more-is-more formula for box-office success, today's hit video games look a lot more fun than they actually are.
Director Daniel Schechter and star Jennifer Aniston offer up a middling adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel The Switch.
Why do we care so much about Angelina and Brad getting married? Here's one theory.
An interview with the late designer Deborah Sussman, best known for the look of the L.A. Olympics