Monday, October 29


Proust Wasn’t a Neuroscientist. Neither Was Jonah Lehrer.

The allure of conclusion-shaping and a wunderkind’s fall.

Friday, October 19


Inside the Mansion -- and Mind -- of Kim Dotcom, the Most Wanted Man on the Net

The strange existence of the accused Internet pirate as he battles the U.S. government.

Friday, October 12


Why Is This Man Running For President Of The Internet?

Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian launches an ambitious campaign.

Monday, October 1


Interview: Nick Offerman

A conversation with Offerman, who plays Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation.

Thursday, September 27


"The Best TV Show That's Ever Been"

An oral history of Cheers.

Wednesday, September 26


The Perfect Level of Fame

A day at the mall with the cast of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.

Friday, September 14


The New New Girl

A profile of Mindy Kaling.

Friday, August 31


In Search of the Living, Purring, Singing Heart of the Online Cat-Industrial Complex

Exploring the relationship between cats and the Internet in Japan.

Saturday, August 18


How To Not Be The Biggest Asshole In Media: 4 Lessons I Learned From Meeting Jay Mariotti And Reading His Awful Book

“What follows is my attempt, based on a few increasingly hostile exchanges and a close reading of his terrible book, not only to examine why Mariotti is currently jobless but to explain why, in a sane world, he should forever remain that way. I present this as a cautionary tale for other sportswriters, both young and old.”

Friday, July 27


Why America’s Funniest Home Videos Won’t Die

The secret is an exclusive 22-year-old archive of viewer-submitted clips.

Tuesday, July 3


Rachel Maddow's Quiet War

An ode to the MSNBC anchor.

Monday, July 2


Mr. Anderson Cooper, Superstar

A profile from Cooper’s early days an an anchor.