The bizarre battle over the Call of Duty video game franchise.
Wednesday, June 12
"I think what Kanye West is going to mean is something similar to what Steve Jobs means. I am undoubtedly, you know, Steve of Internet, downtown, fashion, culture. Period. By a long jump. I honestly feel that because Steve has passed, you know, it’s like when Biggie passed and Jay-Z was allowed to become Jay-Z."
Tuesday, June 11
Tracking the circuitous fall of a Chinese political star.
On the hundreds of corpses that go unindentified every year along the U.S.-Mexico border.
“A curious thing about the United States is that anticommunism has always been far louder and more potent than communism.”
Monday, June 10
What the bountiful sex lives of bonobos—they enjoy deep kissing, oral sex, dry humping, and polyamory—can teach us about humanity.
Sunday, June 9
The Barden family today.
On cushy jobs in web development, deeply un-cushy opportunities in writing, and our assumptions about the value of labor.