More People Than Ever Are Eating Alone, and It’s Making Everyone Nervous
Ecologists, sociologists, and cardiologists are all fretting over your lonely Seamless order.
Introverts Don't Necessarily Enjoy Spending Time Alone
The truth might be a lot more complicated.
Alvvays Escape Normal Life on 'Antisocialites' and We Can Too
Molly Rankin and Alec O'Hanley of the Toronto dream pop band talk about how isolation and fantasy became the heart of their sophomore record.
Andrew W.K. on Meditation
Be your own guru.
Why Do People Keep Trying to Visit the ‘Into the Wild’ Bus?
Every year, travelers take to the Stampede Trail in search of some kind of survivalist nirvana. And every year, people have to be rescued along the way.
The Peculiar Case of a Modern-Day Hermit
Does solitude destroy the human psyche, or does it allow us to see the world clearly?
The Tallest Man on Earth's Dark Flight Home
Kirstian Matsson had a helluva year full of divorce and death. Out of it, his fourth record, 'Dark Bird Is Home,' emerged. Where will the 32-year-old songwriter go from here?
On Being Alone: The Wild Landscapes of Grouper's 'Ruins'
How Cheryl Strayed's 'Wild' and Grouper's 'Ruins' offer a new narrative of being alone.
A Wearable Focus Pod Gives You Naptime in a 'Nutshell'
The Nutshell is a wearable pod designed by student Eden Lew to enable private moments for naps and snacks in the midst of a busy schedule.
I Went to a Drake Concert by Myself in New Jersey
There’s something inherently funny—and very, very sad—about attending a Drake concert alone.