Wednesday, October 31

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Has Hollywood Murdered the Movies?

Blockbusters in the age of “corporate irony.”

Tuesday, October 30

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Interview: Elizabeth Gilbert

“There’s a lot of disorder that comes along with wanting to know everything and wanting to try everything and wanting to experience everything, but there’s a lot of knowledge that comes out of it too.”

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The Muse of the Coyote Ugly Saloon

Adventures in bartending.

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Resurrection

Becoming a priest in Boston amidst a sex abuse scandal and church closings.

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The Plot to Destroy America's Beer

The future of beer behemoth AB InBev.

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Hacking the President’s DNA

On the potential existence of personalized bioweapons, which could attack a single individual without leaving a trace, and how they might be stopped.

Monday, October 29

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

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

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Mourning Glory

A high school baseball team responds to a loss.

Sunday, October 28

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State of the Species

The future of homo sapiens.

The Longform Guide to Sleep

The Longform Guide to Sleep

Great dreams, terrible dreams, no dreams at all—a collection of stories about slumber, at Slate.

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Monopoly Is Theft

The surprising anti-monopolist origins of the world’s most popular board game.