The rising popularity of the old bat-and-ball sport in America marks the glorious return of a pre-Civil War pastime.
Burners spend thousands preparing for the money-free event. But just as the desert community cannot fully escape capitalism, neither can capitalism remain untouched by the "gift economy."
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Three Atlantic writers discuss Starz's buzzy new fantasy show.
J. Cole's tribute to Michael Brown implores, "All we wanna do is be free."
Our Twitter book club will also read in tribute to its late friend, the author Patricia Rosier.
The most intriguing articles about entertainment we've come across in the past seven days
The final shootout is cool, though.
With a combination of humor and fearlessness, Last Week Tonight has done an unlikely thing: spurred action.
Some graphic designers are trying to embrace the pre-Nazi meaning of the symbol.
On food descriptions and status anxiety
His sentences can be awful, his plots are formulaic—yet his novels mesmerize.
What is the most significant fashion innovation in history?
Netflix is two-and-a-half times more expensive than cable TV, and movies are six times more expensive than video games, if you look at cost-per-hour.
Making hit mobile games is the most random business in entertainment.
One of the most traditional love stories to be released in the past few years is also one of the deepest.
She was the last of the great 20th-century movie stars.
A Midsummer Night's Dream got it right, Richard Bausch says: Authors must find a way to turn nothing into something.
An Anchorage-based musical group shows the northerly state's surprising racial diversity.
He wasn't just a celebrity. He was a part of our environment.