Kim Jong-un ramped up the saber rattling on the 62nd anniversary of the end of the Korean War.
One of America's sharpest cultural commentators delivers a rich, abrasive meditation on the existential quandaries of modern American negro life.
It plots out the trips of everyone from Kerouac to Steinbeck to Cheryl Strayed.
In this week's comic, drawn by Australian wunderkind HTML Flowers, Fashion Cat finds himself in Lincoln, Illinois, where the only two things to do are smoke meth or go to church. But why choose just one?
From fear to sentimentality to skepticism, a tour through American cinema after 9/11.
Satanists are all about freedom, and isn't today Independence Day?
Fuck the Fourth of July.
Why do we love watching Rocky on the Fourth of July?
Before you start singing "I'm Proud to Be an American" this Fourth of July, take a look at how the international community views the good ol' US of A.
Arresting photographs by Richard Renaldi
"We have a giant robot, you have a giant robot—you know what needs to happen."
While getting wasted and handling explosive devices that scare the shit out of your neighbors is undoubtedly a good idea, it's probably best to leave the larger displays to the professionals.
An interview with the voice of America's childhood, Carroll Spinney.
June 19, 1865, marks the day when news of emancipation and the Civil War's end finally reached the last group of slaves in America. It should be treated with the same respect we give Independence Day.
Australia will have to wait a while longer to access the next chapter in HIV prevention.
Yeah, defaulting on student loans leads to a world of pain. But what if we all kamikazeed our credit scores together?
During the so-called "Secret War," the US dropped more than 2 million tons of ordnance on Laos—that's the equivalent to a planeload of bombs every eight minutes, 24 hours a day, for nine years.
As America consumes less lamb and California's drought continues to devastate farmers, Bakersville's sheep herders are getting creative.
The noir author chatted with us about "the perv zone of greater LA" and why he wishes it could be 1953 again.
We talked to sociologist Andrew Scull about his new book Madness in Civilization, which traces the history of mental health disorders over 3000 years.
According to the organizers, "Get the Guy" is more about "personal empowerment" than picking up men. Still, when it advertises itself as teaching you "how to find, attract, and keep your ideal man," it's hard not to draw parallels.
Jack Nicholson's performance as Bobby Dupea makes for a convincingly churlish asshole, and one I could recognize myself in.
The Statue of Liberty as a skeleton, burning stars and stripes, and a Jewish guy with a really big nose are some of the more subtle images spreading over the building's multiple floors.
Elize Strydom has traveled the world photographing the everyday moments of everyday girls.