Women who left their careers to be stay-at-home mothers reflect on the decision ten years later.
Wednesday, August 7
Tuesday, August 6
Script doctor Damon Lindelof explains the new rules of blockbuster screenwriting.
Winner of IGN's 2012 People’s Choice Award for Best Mobile Board Game, Fairway Solitaire is an addictive and witty game that combines the classic card game, solitaire, with golf to create a unique experience that's taking over the App Store. (It's rated five out of five stars.)
USA Today said Fairway Solitaire is "so engrossing you can’t simply put it down." Kotaku called it "damn good." And for a limited time, you can get the paid version for free. Download Fairway Solitaire today.
A profile of Ken Feinberg, lawyer who specializes in determining compensation after tragedies and disasters.
Monday, August 5
The Mennonite women of the Manitoba Colony would awake with blood and semen stains, dried grass in their hair, and tiny bits of rope on their wrists and ankles. Their rapists, armed with a veterinary tranquilizer converted to spray form, were eight young men from their own community.
A profile of Stanley Kubrick written by a longtime friend and published a few months after the director’s death.
For the first time, Janet Reitman discusses her Rolling Stone cover story on accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
"My editors, myself, a lot of people who work for the magazine — we lived through an act of terrorism. We know what it feels like. There have been accusations to me personally of being insensitive, and I can tell you that I'm far from insensitive, not only to the political realities of terrorism but to the personal realities of terrorism. I breathed it in, literally. … The cover elicited an emotional response from people; that is not always what magazine covers do. I think it's great on a certain level, because terrorism is emotional, it's real, it affects us. It is not something that happens just overseas or just to people who are somehow "Other." If you talk to terrorism experts around the world, what they will all say is that the vast majority of people who are involved in these violent, extremist acts are what we would consider otherwise to be very normal people. One of us. Part of our community. That's a reality, and it's a very emotional thing and it makes people very uncomfortable. I totally understand that. But that was the point of my story."
Thanks to this week's sponor, Squarespace.
Sunday, August 4
How cable sports channels extort hundreds of dollars per year out of every cable subscriber for programming that less than 10% regularly watch.