America still doesn't know how to talk about race, millennials are changing the fast food landscape, "Nightcrawler" may be Jake Gyllenhaal's best acting performance yet, and more...
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October 31, 2014
The Psychology of Irrational Fear
Why we're more afraid of sharks than car accidents, and of Ebola than flu
OLGA KHAZAN
Not That Kind of Republican
Colorado's Cory Gardner may have found a way to turn a blue state red by co-opting Democrats' tactics--and their message.
MOLLY BALL
American Blindness to the Racism All Around Us
Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recalls her epiphany about identity when she arrived in the United States.
DAVID A. GRAHAM
The Chipotlification of American Fast Food
How trends from the fast-casual craze are trickling down into the struggling fast-food universe
ADAM CHANDLER
Nightcrawler: A Breakthrough for Jake Gyllenhaal
The actor channels early De Niro in his best performance to date.
CHRISTOPHER ORR
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