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tv

George R.R. Martin Says He Can Finally Finish the Books Now that 'GoT' Is Over

"I don’t think [the TV show] was very good for me."
River Donaghey
a day ago
Books

When the Conflict Zone You're Reporting on Is Home

We spoke to Zahra Hankir—editor of "Our Women on the Ground," a new collection of essays by Arab women reporters—about why no one else can report on the region like Arab women can.
Leila Ettachfini
8.9.19
Film

The Evolution of the ‘Messy Woman’

How the pop culture trope changed in the time between ‘Animals’ being published in 2014 and then adapted into a film this year.
Phoebe Hurst
8.9.19
In Memoriam

Toni Morrison Told the Story of America

Morrison died Tuesday at the age of 88. Her life was not just the American dream; it was the inherent impossibility of the Black American dream made real.
Britt Julious
8.8.19
tv

Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Surprise 'Fleabag' Book Is Coming This Fall

It will include all the show scripts, production notes, and more.
River Donaghey
8.8.19
Culture

10 Essential Books That Illustrate Toni Morrison's Literary Legacy

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Nobel laureate died on Monday. Here is a primer of her work that most vividly brought to life the Black experience.
Alex Zaragoza
8.8.19
Books

Millions of Books Are Secretly in the Public Domain. You Can Download Them Free

A quirk of copyright law means that millions of books are now free for anyone to read, thanks to some work from the New York Public Library.
Matthew Gault
8.7.19
Books

What It Means to Be a Fangirl in 2019

VICE staffer Hannah Ewens' new book, 'Fangirls: Scenes From Modern Music Culture', hands the microphone to female music fans.
Lauren O'Neill
7.26.19
Internet

A Linguist Explains Why Texting and Tweeting Aren’t Ruining the English Language

'Because Internet' explores how the internet is transforming the way we communicate.
Anna Iovine
7.24.19
Books

The Intimate Details of Three Women's Sex Lives

"Three Women" author Lisa Taddeo spent almost a decade following a trio of women and documenting their relationships, desires and affairs.
Barbara Speed
7.18.19
Books

'Dressed in Dreams' Uncovers the Black Women Who Invented Modern Streetwear

"The book is for all of the everyday Black girls who made magic out of a dollar store T-shirt."
Taylor Hosking
6.26.19
GPS

Satellites Are Quietly, Constantly Watching Us

In a few short decades, the movement and activities of large swaths of Earth's humans can be tracked at all times.
Ziya Tong
6.12.19
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