Stephen Bartenstein

  • Music Pirates Will Be Music Pirates

    The recording industry may be hoping that the steep damages awarded in its latest file-sharing suit sends would-be pirates a powerful message. But if the attitude of the young man the case has certainly bankrupted is any indication, that message has failed to sink in.

  • Cities and Crime

    Jacob Riis, Robert Moses, Nicholas Lemann and others weigh in on the problematic relationship between inner-city poverty and crime

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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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