Whose voice should narrate a ridiculously successful erotic novel, and whose voice would creep us out?
There are temptations at home that do not exist in traditional work spaces. We asked some hyper-productive friends of The Atlantic Wire who work from home to explain their strategies, and what it is they do all day.
This weekend in The New York Times, two writers put their two cents into the piggy bank that is America's Obsession with Breast-feeding. One is a woman. The other is a man. Let's talk it out.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker opened his internet doors to Reddit users in an "Ask Me Anything" session on Sunday. He explained, among other things, what went through his mind when he ran into that burning building.
Count Robert de La Rochefoucauld, who fought for France in World War II as an epically awesome secret agent with the British, died this spring at 88. Drawing from two recent obituaries, one in today's New York Times and the other in The Telegraph, we bring you highlights from the life of one of the world's most fascinating men.
Nabeel Rajab, activist and president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, was sentenced to three months behind bars on Monday, for posting a tweet that criticized Bahrain's prime minister, Prince Khalifa bin Sulman al-Khalifa.
Egypt's parliament speaker Saad al-Katatni announced today that the lower house of the assembly will meet at noon on Tuesday. The announcement was made one day after Egypt's new President Mohammed Mursi ordered the assembly to reopen, defying the military council's decision to dissolve it last month.
At a press conference today, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was asked about an upcoming march in protest of his proposed soda ban. The Mayor made it clear that he was less than amused.
Spike Lee shook Mitt Romney's hand, favors Bloomberg's soda ban, thinks we will gentrify The Atlantic Ocean, and other highlights from his New York Magazine interview with Will Leitch.
In the latest news from what once was One of the Great American Newspapers: A Times-Picayune reporter writes a (justifiably angry) letter to the paper's publishers; Several of the paper's renowned, award-winning reporters decline offers from the newly configured NOLA Media Group.
Film and television actor Ernest Borgnine, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of a lonely, living-with-mom, butcher-from-the-Bronx in 1955's Marty -- and much later voiced the "Mermaidsman" character in Spongebob Squarepants -- died on Sunday is Los Angeles. He was 95, and never retired.
Alec Baldwin, prolific tweeter and anti-paparrazi activist, (who is also -- we've heard -- an actor), quit Twitter on Monday. His parting words: "It's been fun." Instead of wallowing in grief, let's remember the good times.
A New York Times editorial set to print on Tuesday highlights a ridiculous truth: unlike the rest of New York State, New York City still counts its ballots by hand. And not very well.
We don't know when it was determined that we could not read books of substance on the beach. But with the help of some literary-minded friends of The Atlantic Wire, we're calling hogwash on this verdict.
This weekend was the first weekend in history that two R-rated films grossed more than $20 million on the same weekend. One starred a male stripper and the other starred a stoned stuffed animal.
The American soft-drink industry does not want you to think about fatness. Because Bloomberg's ban on large sodas is not about obesity. It's about freedom. Fries. Freedom fries.
Republicans and Democrats are not about to make nice over health care reform anytime soon. Obviously. But in case you wanted more evidence, we present: Members of Congress and Other Political Figures on Sunday talk shows.
Chief Justice John Roberts originally sided with the Supreme Court's four conservative justices to strike down the Affordable Care Act, but later changed his position and formed an alliance with liberals to uphold President Obama's health care reform law.
Hong Kong's new chief executive, Leung Chun-ying, was sworn in on Sunday. He was later welcomed by hundreds of thousands of protestors who were angry at -- among other things -- him.
The superiority complex of Mac users has been confirmed, again. And we will pay for it.