q&a

Interviews

Rafael Anton Irisarri's New Album Explores the Human Cost of Climate Change

Irisarri's new experimental album is a stark meditation on "solastalgia," the mental distress caused by the changing environment.
Lewis Gordon
6.19.19
tv

Craig Mazin's Years-Long Obsession with Making 'Chernobyl' Terrifyingly Accurate

"We had a general standing philosophy from the beginning, which was: Accuracy is everything to us."
Drew Schwartz
6.3.19
q&a

We Made Our Tech Editor Drink Jack Dorsey's 'Salt Juice'

"I was expecting it to be thicker. I don’t know why, it’s just water and salt, but it’s called 'juice.'"
Rupa Bhattacharya
5.3.19
First Dates

A Pensive, Museum Date with Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker

As the Brooklyn band release their third album 'U.F.O.F.', I took Lenker to a slightly creepy childhood museum to talk tours, John Prine, and the intangible.
Lauren O'Neill
5.3.19
q&a

I Make Dildos Out of Insect Penises

Artist Joey Holder spent four years 3D-printing human-scale dildos of tiny insect penis templates. So we spoke to her about it.
Hannah Pezzack
4.15.19
politics

The Indie Publisher Trying to Turn the Mueller Report into a Bestseller

Brooklyn-based Melville House makes books from major government reports. Robert Mueller's long-awaited findings could be its biggest hit yet.
Alex Norcia
3.27.19
climate change

DC's Trumpiest Congressman Says the GOP Needs to Get Real on Climate Change

"We can believe the climate deniers or we can believe our eyes," Florida's Matt Gaetz said in an interview.
Geoff Dembicki
3.25.19
politics

This Philosopher Says We Should Replace Religion with Socialism

In a new book, Martin Hägglund argues that the only way to change our existence is to accept it will end.
Alex Norcia
3.21.19
true crime

The Horrific Story of a Mob of White Cab Drivers Getting Away with Murder

The tragic 1947 event speaks to America's enduring history of racism and systemic corruption.
Seth Ferranti
3.19.19
Late Capitalism

Millennial Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Has Actual Ideas for Solving the Student Loan Crisis

The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is in his 30s (!) and personally familiar with the specter haunting young people.
Allie Conti
3.18.19
true crime

The Affluenza Murder Case That Shocked America 100 Years Ago

The concept that helped Ethan Couch didn't exist yet, but the fact of two justice systems—and some Puritan morality—made for a wild end to a brutal murder case.
Seth Ferranti
3.15.19
politics

How to Get Rid of the 'High-Conflict Personalities' That Ruin Politics

According to a new book, the people who love power are the exact people who absolutely should not have any power.
Justin Caffier
3.14.19
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