He was an “indispensable man.” Plus: Our critics on three buzzy new shows.
What our critics loved listening to, from music to podcasts. Plus: Increased anti-Semitism is changing how Jews express themselves in the West.
This year’s best films, TV shows, and most memorable TV moments. Plus: What happens to all the artificial turf that’s run its course?
Awards season is off to a good start for the streaming platform. But don’t be surprised if you see #OscarsSoWhite trending in a few weeks.
Musical male angst finds a new formula. Plus: a look at three ongoing protests around the world
The massive power shutdowns are the start of what may become the new normal. Plus, some new movies and shows you might want to watch, reviewed by our critics.
A scary new report links vape-device use to a mysterious illness.
And a few other findings about our canine companions. (Yes, this email contains several pictures of dogs.) Plus: What to read and watch this weekend
Throwing a crumpled-up piece of paper across the room is so 1998—enter Google Docs. Also, some reading, listening, and watching recommendations for the weekend
But nationwide, evidence that might’ve put away serial rapists often goes untested. Plus: the lawsuit against Obamacare, about the Trump tweets, and more
The Jeffrey Epstein case is a window into why so many Americans let their imagination run wild when it comes to elite corruption. Plus: R. Kelly, TikTok, and more
A guide to today’s festivities: complicating some historical figures, some patriotic reads, an oldie but a goodie, and, yes, a brief word about those tanks
The traditional center loses out in the latest European parliamentary elections. Plus: A former Marine colonel cautions against the temptation of revenge in war.
Theresa May is giving up with no Brexit deal in hand. Plus: Burger King wades into the student-debt crisis, the scandal beyond Operation Varsity Blues, and more
Do Christians have a place in the region where the faith first took root? Plus: the MTHFR gene and anti-vaxxers, Barack Obama isn't endorsing yet, and more
Just as the the U.S. is talking peace with the Taliban. Plus: who’s afraid of impeachment, office temperatures are too damn low, the lonely dining table, and more
But what about China? Plus: the 2020 candidate with the most actualized policies so far, and waiting for George R. R. Martin to conclude The Game of Thrones.
When paying off $40 million in tuition debt for these graduating seniors still only does so much. Plus: how this space object ended up with a dark nickname, abortions or adoptions, and more
The College Board will add a measure of students' life circumstances alongside test scores. Plus: faulty foundations of the research linking genes and depression, and more
The mushroom lobby is microscopic, but the national discourse on psychedelics is expanding. Plus: What pornography is or isn’t doing to (for?) our sex lives, and more