April 2012

The Atlantic - April 2012

How Ben Bernanke saved the economy, Rahm Emanuel's big plans, the triumph of HBO's Game of Thrones, Philip Roth's not-quite-autobiographical fiction, and more

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  • Creative Destruction

    The modern Republican Party has braided together a reverence for tradition with a devotion to free markets. But those two values are inexorably in conflict.

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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