In Conversation: Quentin Tarantino

“I probably am mellowing. I’m happy about that. I was a pretty angry young man, but if I were angry now, it’d be like, What the fuck is my problem? I’ve got a really terrific life. It’s so rare to be an artist in my position. ”

Sunday, August 23


Mister Lytle: An Essay

Memories of living with the writer Andrew Lytle late in his life.


Who Won Science Fiction’s Hugo Awards, and Why It Matters

A culture war is raging between the people diversifying science fiction and the men who’d like to roll that back.

Friday, August 21


Who Is Marc Jacobs?

The 52-year-old designer finds himself at a crossroads.

Thursday, August 20


The Transitive Nightfall of Fatty Egg Rolls

Tracking down the very best in Grateful Dead concert concessions.

Tuesday, August 18


Out of Bethlehem

The life and politics of Joan Didion.

Monday, August 17


The Late, Great Stephen Colbert

Discussions of character with the new Late Show host.

Thursday, August 13


Jerry Heller Expresses Himself

Catching up with N.W.A’s controversial former manager.

Wednesday, August 12


The Unretiring Serena Williams

“Richard Williams raised her to go to war with the world. Post-tennis, she plans to live in it.”

Tuesday, August 11


The Death of Randall Jarrell

The poet died when he was hit by a car in 1965. Everything else about his demise is a mystery.

Wednesday, August 5


A Lazarus Beside Me

An accidental evening with Yeats, in the spring of 1937.


The Misadventures of Issa Rae

She was an overnight YouTube success. Then she tried to make a TV show.