Lorrie Moore’s stories tell truths stranger than the strangest science fiction.
Paddy Chayefsky’s iconic 1976 movie created a template for today's era of outrage.
Because it's easier to titillate, shock, and lie than to get at the messy truth about female desire.
Runaway slaves find shelter on their journey—but for how long?
A classic book makes a comeback
An Atlantic editor and former goalie talks tactics
But Maryland Public Television's live comedy show Crabs had its charms
An NHL game can't end the way Team USA's dramatic victory over Russia did. Which reopens a familiar debate: Should the league adopt Olympic hockey's rules?
The beloved film's portrayal of studying literature is both misleading and deeply seductive.
Christin Cooper's emotional dialogue with the Olympic skier offended some viewers, but reporters are supposed to ask tough questions to find the humanity in stories.
Alan Webb's final 1609.34 meters were a tribute to middle-distance runners everywhere.
Eye-catching costumes can unfairly influence judges as they evaluate the abstract side of a skater's performance. It might be time for the sport to implement a stricter dress code.
Efforts like the newly released report on harassment in the NFL is limited in legal power and full of PR speak. But they can still create change in the league.
A rare recording of the Grammy-winning singer from back when she hadn't even released a single album
Thirty Girls author Susan Minot says great writing—like T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"—is a source of nourishment readers turn to again and again.
Two episodes? Four? Crowdsourcing a new definition for a popular buzzword
The overall medal count obscures how these small countries are outperforming their rivals in 2014.
Because it's always had them--despite the fact than many athletes think the "style points" system is holding the sport back.
Our roundtable discusses "Beach House," the seventh episode of the HBO show's third season.