Wednesday, July 11


Entertainment for Women

The author interviews her mother about life as a secretary at Playboy in 1960s New York City.

Tuesday, July 10


The Stupidity of Computers

A history of the divide between computing and language, and why we “define and regiment our lives, including our social lives and our perceptions of our selves, in ways that are conducive to what a computer can ‘understand.’”


Confessions of a Non–Serial Killer

What happens when a complete stranger becomes convinced you’re the Zodiac killer.


The Sound and the Fury

An oral history of WFAN.


A Soccer Prodigy, at Home in Brazil

“Calça de veludo ou bunda de fora.” Why Neymar, one of the world’s best talents hasn’t taken the money and run.

Monday, July 9


The Love That Dares

Confronting homophobia in Uganda.


Sleeping with Cannibals

For days I've been slogging through a rain-soaked jungle in Indonesian New Guinea, on a quest to visit members of the Korowai tribe, among the last people on earth to practice cannibalism.

I Used to Love Her, But I Had to Flee Her

The psychic benefits of leaving New York.


In Conversation: Spike Lee

The director on Obama, the state of black cinema, the Knicks, the Nets, the tragedy of public education in America, gentrified New York and why he lives on the Upper East Side.

Sunday, July 8


We’re getting wildly differing assessments

A 7,000-word anatomy of the chaotic 9 minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its health care ruling.


A Month on the Town

A veteran critic reviews 32 shows in 30 days.