WRITINGS

"Lincoln in the Bardo Explores the Mind of a Mourning Abraham Lincoln" | Time
A review of George Saunders' debut novel

"Why You Shouldn't Laugh at Donald Trump's Hands" | Time Ideas
Why jokes about size matter

"You Don't Need That Bag You're Using" | Time Ideas
... To carry that thing

"John Slattery" | Esquire
A lunch and two beers with the Mad Men actor before the end of his most famous role

"Blockbusters" | The Awl
A history

"Swaghili" | Esquire.com
A new language, inspired by a single Kanye West line, co-created with the Game of Thrones linguist

"12 Roommates, 3 Couples, 1 Loft" | New York
Getting older in a Bushwick warehouse commune

"Laurie Fine Goes to a Castle to Tell the World She Didn't Hump the Ball Boy (Among Other Things)" | Deadspin
A dispatch from a surreal scene during the 2012 Syracuse University basketball molestation scandal

"The Accused" | Jerk
New York State exonerated Roy Brown fifteen years after his murder conviction. It was not the end of his trials.

INTERVIEWS

» Naoki Higashida, on the Life as Person with Nonverbal Autism
» Yuval Noah Harari, on the Futures of Identity, Religion and Uselessness
» Lionel Shriver, on Cultural Appropriation in Fiction
» Aziz Ansari, on Wisdom, Sex, and Chinese Food
» Andrew Jarecki, on Understanding Psycopaths
» Robert Mathis, on His NFL Suspension and Struggles with Fertility
» Chris Bosh, on Fried Hot-Dog Sandwiches
» Earl Sweatshirt, on Returning Home and Being a Weirdo
» Tony Kanaan, on a Life of Misfortune and Winning the Indy 500

BITS

» "Is the NFL Just a Bunch of Damn Criminals? An Investigation of a Too-Common Assumption"
» "Naked Partisanship: San Fran's Nudity Ban"
» "Lost in the Storm: Hurricane Sandy's Fatalities"
» "From: Barack Obama"