Consider the Log Lady: Questions (and Answers) About the Return of "Twin Peaks"
Andy Greenwald | Grantland
"Twin Peaks isn’t just an important fossil from TV’s history. It’s an essential, often ignored blueprint for TV greatness."
The Immigrant Sport: What Ping-Pong Means in America
Eric Nusbaum | Deadspin
"For years, I had been looking for a way back to table tennis. What better way than to write about it?"
Sisters of the Moon: Steve Nicks and Haim
Sheila Heti | T Magazine
"'When we most love this house is when it’s full of music, girls. Then it’s dancing.'"
"Move On, Next Question": An Attempt to Communicate With Tommy Wiseau
Rich Juzwiak | Gawker
"'I'm sorry, I'm losing my mind,' Tommy Wiseau said to me seconds after I shook his hand in the lobby of the Four Points Sheraton in SoHo two Sundays ago. That was more believable than most things he would go on to tell me that afternoon."
The Ball Is the End: Assessing Lionel Messi's Career on the 10th Anniversary of His Debut for Barcelona
Brian Phillips | Grantland
"It would take a few years, and one earth-shattering wondergoal, for the murmur around Messi to gather into a roar."
Gone Girl Is the Most Feminist Mainstream Movie in Years
Todd VanDerWerff | Vox
"The thing you need to understand about Gone Girl is that it's a mirror."