Twenty-five years after its release, Barry Sonnenfeld’s ghoulish sequel is a perfect celebration of family that also razzes the holiday’s core mythos.
Officials are trying a “nuclear option” to fix the culture of sexual assault within the elite sport. But can it actually work?
Lee Chang-dong’s new film paints a deft and intimate portrait of a young generation beset by economic desperation.
John Wray describes how a wilderness survival guide taught him to face his fears while completing his most challenging book yet.
The writer and critic has found a cult following with her podcast, You Must Remember This, unpacking the myths to show age-old stories and stars in a new light.
For years, deadly terrorist strikes in France were widely treated as isolated incidents. That changed forever in 2015.
The former first lady’s new memoir is notable for the revealing glimpses it offers into private moments of fear and frustration.
The Harry Potter author is pouring a wealth of ideas about her wizarding world into a mold that doesn’t have the space for it.
Despite the easing of taboos and the rise of hookup apps, Americans are in the midst of a sex recession.
The industry legend, who created beloved Marvel characters like the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man, died at the age of 95.
Stan Lee offered a powerful definition of the American idea in The Atlantic’s 150th-anniversary issue in November 2007.
During a time that finds Americans grappling anew with the horrors of normalized bigotry, the icon’s personal belongings have found a new home at the Smithsonian.
On his masterly sophomore album, NØIR, the St. Louis–born rapper incorporates gospel, R&B, and jazz influences with an inventive flourish.
Anna Todd started writing her first book, After, on her phone. Five years later, her stories are making millions of dollars around the world.
Carol Bensimon’s We All Loved Cowboys features a difficult protagonist whose myopia belies the wide, complex world outside her car window.
The comedian walked back an insulting joke about incoming Republican Congressman Dan Crenshaw, who lost an eye fighting in Afghanistan.
A recent book by Emmanuel Iduma expands what writing about the continent can be by paying extraordinary attention to the ebbs and flows of human connection.
Portrait of an Artist (Pool With Two Figures) is an unquestionable masterpiece. It just shattered the previous world record for a work sold at auction by a living artist.
The 27-year-old author, Daisy Johnson, pulls off several marvels at once in her debut novel, which made the Man Booker Prize shortlist.
Movies like Boy Erased and Love, Simon show gay teens undergoing rites of passages that upend the classic Breakfast Club script.
The 1988 film introduced an iconic villain in Chucky—just one of many living toys that have haunted cinema for decades.