Conservative newspaper faces threats after endorsing Clinton; responds in the classiest way possible

Two weeks ago, the editorial board at the Arizona Republic took a stand that had been a year in the making. For the first time in its more than 125Read more »

The Art of the Novella challenge 53: The Invisible Man

Title: The Invisible Man Author: HG Wells First published: 1897 Page count: 128 First line: The stranger came early in February, one wintry day, through a biting wind and a drivingRead more »

Return of the Short-Fingered Vulgarian

SPY magazine, which coined the immortal phrase “short-fingered vulgarian” (you know the one) during its run as New York’s premier satirical publication in the late eighties and early nineties, isRead more »

College student opens a new library in Kabul

Sajia Darwish, extraordinarily just a junior at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, has opened the Baale Parwaz Library (BPL) in a public school in her home country of Afghanistan. It’sRead more »

Introducing: The Trainwreck Files

Today, we’re happy to introduce a new series, The Trainwreck Files, in which Sady Doyle, acclaimed columnist and blogger, and author of the brand-new Trainwreck: the Women we Love toRead more »

Well, someone had to check those facts

Maybe you heard about it — last night, two people who would both like to be president held a public debate. One of them was a former White House resident,Read more »