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  • December 2017

    December 2017

    The making of an American Nazi, the evolution of the alt-right, and the rise and fall of ‘Rolling Stone.’ Plus, China’s race to find aliens first, ‘Shark Tank’ nation, and more.

  • November 2017

    November 2017

    The crucial hours after a fraternity pledge’s fall, what Thoreau really saw, and the secrets of Google’s moonshot factory. Plus, the enduring appeal of Joni Mitchell, the science behind Mona Lisa’s smile, and more.

  • October 2017

    October 2017

    A damage report on the presidency by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Eliot Cohen, and Jack Goldsmith. Plus, Woody Allen’s lazy filmmaking, Joyce Maynard’s personal-essay domination, and why happy people cheat on their spouses.

  • September 2017

    September 2017

    How America lost touch with reality, why some women bully each other at work, and why liberalism disappoints. Plus, the impact of the smartphone on post-Millennials, the rise of antifa, and more

  • July/August 2017

    July/Aug 2017

    The threat of North Korea, the Democrats’ immigration mistake, and attempting to treat mental illness through smartphones. Plus: surrealist TV, Evan McMullin’s renegade status in the GOP, and more.

  • June 2017

    June 2017

    A family’s secret slave in America, Richard Spencer’s transformation, skydiving from space, and a new approach to helping psychopathic children. Plus, Pixar’s decline, Trump’s potential impact on the economy, and more.

  • May 2017

    May 2017

    The Money Report: how online shopping makes suckers of us all, how Walmart tricks people into saving, the plan to end Europe, and late-night comedy’s role in the rise of Trump. Plus, apps for aid in a humanitarian crisis, and more.

  • April 2017

    April 2017

    Kellyanne Conway as the Trump whisperer, Pleistocene Park, why Silicon Valley is so awful to women, and what your therapist doesn’t know. Plus, what secularization has done to American politics, and more.

  • March 2017

    March 2017

    President Trump’s autocratic potential, a social-media mom’s empire, blue cities in red states, and luxury doomsday bunkers. Plus, what sexuality looked like in the Victorian era, how to fix Hollywood, and more.

  • January/February 2017

    Jan/Feb 2017

    The legacy of the first black U.S. president, what makes products popular, and a physician’s guide to sleep. Plus, despair and hope under a Trump presidency, Glenn Beck’s regrets, and more.

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