This is a decisive moment for women, and also for the journalists investigating their accounts.
After forging his own way following his father’s death, the longtime NASCAR fan favorite prepares to hang up his helmet after one final ride.
The latest installment in the DC Comics universe suffers from trying to do way too much, too quickly.
A brief history of The Atlantic’s use of a familiar article framing
As weeks pass and league-wide quarterback play worsens, the athlete-turned-activist’s continued absence on Sundays is becoming impossible to rationalize.
As awards season begins, the Best Picture race could see another surprise winner following Moonlight’s triumph earlier this year.
White men from fancy schools advanced quickly at the New Republic. Asking how much of their success was due to race, gender, and class would have meant asking the same of myself.
A conversation with the writers Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Jeffrey Goldberg about self-righteousness among progressives, the appeal of Donald Trump, and the entitlement that comes with being white in America
What the epic can teach about encounters with strangers abroad and at home
Louis C.K., Harvey Weinstein, and many other men alleged to be abusers have something else in common: They were great at seeming to be good.
The artist’s stand-up, TV shows, and his latest movie were all ways for him to craft a careful narrative about his brand of “brutal honesty.”
Feminists saved the 42nd president of the United States in the 1990s. They were on the wrong side of history; is it finally time to make things right?
Thirty years ago with The Art of the Deal, the president broke with a long tradition of American success writing by separating self-improvement from morality.
The new Netflix drama—an adaptation of the novel by Margaret Atwood—is must-watch TV for the current moment.
A roundup of our recent writing on arts and entertainment
A film about a 17-year-old girl and a 68-year-old man. A lawyer in his 30s and a girl of 14. These stories are exceptional; they’re also disconcertingly common.
The singer’s hugely anticipated new album nestles moments of lovelorn bliss among chaos, noise, and trend chasing.
Barbara Cooney’s beloved stories and illustrations carry lessons for young Americans about moral courage.
Four Atlantic editors reflect on the anniversary of Donald Trump's election victory, and how it informs their work looking ahead.
Why the popular mobile game is adding certain abbreviations to its lexicon—breaking with a rule held sacred by its forebear, Scrabble
The director (and star) Kenneth Branagh’s remake looks great but feels utterly unnecessary.