Also: Is there an unexpected sexy-time side-plot between Brienne and Tormund in the wings?
Can you have a normal life if you've got to be a role model for a bunch of brats?
Check out all the awesome stories and photographs packed into our May Up Close and Personal Issue.
Satanic Temple spokeswoman Jex Blackmore engages in what she calls "political theater," much of which focuses on abortion access
There's a functional pen inside, but on the other end (where the actual tip of the pen should be), there's a sharp point, almost unnoticeable, that can be used to stab an attacker.
This month's infographic explores the process of body modification, from subdermal horns and lip splitting to scarification and cheek gauges.
In this short piece of fiction from one of America's most prolific writers, we head out on a drive with a family who finds three kittens on the side of the road.
May's employees of the month include an Emmy nominee, a Fulbright scholar, and one of the 100 most influential people in Brooklyn.
After enduring five seasons of marital rapes, walks of shames, and bo-staff beatings, the women of Game of Thrones are suddenly poised like never before.
We reviewed Sebastian Junger's new book, Mischa Berlinski's new novel, a video game about a smallpox attack, and more.
Katherine Dunn died this week, but her work—especially the incredible novel Geek Love—spoke to everyone who thought of themselves as an outsider or weirdo.
Russell Alldread takes us through several decades of life in Toronto's gay village, from police harassment to underground drag shows to his Guinness World Record.
Meet Jill Majid, who hijacked her college's information monitor and replaced its administrative feed with up-skirt photos of her own body.
A routine stop helped unravel the threads connecting two brothers, their childhood friend and a $1.2 million stash of weed.
Asylum seekers who make it out of Afghanistan as children are protected by law, but things change once you turn 18.
Seven Magic Mountains is the brightest thing in Las Vegas.
Amy Heckerling's 1995 classic draws on influences that range from Jane Austen to linguistics research to Liza Minelli in "Cabaret." We talked to the iconic filmmaker about how she brought it all together.
The driver was treated for minor abrasions, but the turtle was barely phased.
"I told the date I had to go home and record the finale of The OC."
In 1970, a hand-bound portfolio of nearly 300 drawings is found in a dumpster. It would take 41 years to identify the artist who drew them.
For trans immigrants seeking asylum in the US, escaping gender identity-based torture and persecution is often prohibitively difficult.
It's too simplistic to suggest that the arts can solve the mental health crisis, but there's hope that more funding and more debate around the issues could help improve our wellbeing.
We spoke to filmmaker Guy Maddin about his new project, Séances, a web-based, algorithm-driven assemblage made up of the world's lost films.
The city of Aurora, Colorado, will put some of its pot cash to good use by channeling $1.5 million of cannabis sales tax revenue toward helping the homeless.