What prompts a woman to exit society and marry God? Inside a modern convent in Texas.
Tuesday, September 3
How a group of serial entrepreneurs with an already impressive string of hits changed the way the world talks.
An account of the night last September when 15 Taliban, dressed as American soldiers, snuck onto one of the largest air bases in Afghanistan.
How real-time information can make you a better human.
Monday, September 2
Sunday, September 1
“Now Pynchon hides in plain sight, on the Upper West Side, with a family and a history of contradictions: a child of the postwar Establishment determined to reject it; a postmodernist master who’s called himself a ‘classicist’; a workaholic stoner; a polymath who revels in dirty puns; a literary outsider who’s married to a literary agent; a scourge of capitalism who sent his son to private school and lives in a $1.7 million prewar classic six.”
Adventures with a group of young Hasidic men looking for God in psychedelic drugs.
Saturday, August 31
Life inside Za’atari, a camp for Syrian refugees just across the Jordanian border, where “the dispossession is absolute. Everyone has lost his country, his home, his equilibrium. Most have lost a family member or a friend. What is left is a kind of theatrical pride, the necessary performance of will.”
Friday, August 30
Chris, a 25-year-old black man, tries to get a good job.
In search of the former boxing champ, who refuses to believe he has HIV.