Gray Chapman

deep dive

Atlanta’s Best Bar Started as an Accident

Two brothers bought an old building to house their construction business, but started serving drinks instead.
Gray Chapman
11.28.18
Travel

America's National Parks Are Being Ruined by Human Poop

How number two has become problem number one in some of our most beautiful public lands.
Gray Chapman
10.3.18
Chicago

Malicious, Maligned Malört Is Chicago’s Most Beloved and Disgusting Liqueur

"They're like, ‘Here, drink this!’ And you do it and you're like, ‘What the fuck?’
Gray Chapman
1.6.18
disease

Life Inside Louisiana's Leprosy Quarantine Was Tragic and Inspirational

The stigma and lack of understanding of the disease shaped every facet of life for patients there, who started their own businesses, founded a newspaper, and had their own softball league.
Gray Chapman
10.3.17
Social Media

Your Phone Can Tell When You're Depressed

But should it?
Gray Chapman
9.11.17
porn

No One Knows if Porn Is Bad for You

Recent reports claim exposure to porn at a young age can turn men into misogynists. Is it really that simple?
Gray Chapman
8.16.17
Sex

Are Millennials Having Sex? An Investigation

Yes! No! Er, kinda! (It's complicated.)
Gray Chapman
7.6.17
addiction

Addiction Is the Worst Kind of Inheritance

"Addicts do not fall off family trees, but they also do not fall far from them, either."
Gray Chapman
6.20.17
pets

Instagram's Latest Pet Trend Is Giant Tree Rats with Spiky Teeth

Meet the brave souls trying to rebrand a most maligned, misunderstood vermin—by inviting them into their homes (and beds).
Gray Chapman
6.6.17
wine

We Made a French Sommelier Drink The Girliest-Looking Wines We Could Find

We asked a certified sommelier and award-winning wine shop owner to review five of the most insipid, curlicue-laden wines we could find.
Gray Chapman
7.17.15
Baking

Meet the Female Fitness Competitor Who Traded Weights for Cake Pops

Five years ago, Shirley Hughes Tubbs subsisted on baked cod and spent more than 15 hours a week at the gym. Today, she sells incredibly fattening, sugar-laden cupcakes for a living.
Gray Chapman
5.4.15
bread

This Web Series Explores Dating, Disappointment, and Falling in Love With a Jar of Yeast

The web series <i>My Life in Sourdough</i> follows the dating debacles of an unlucky-in-love French girl whose love for all things culinary surpasses her interest in men. After a few misfires, Jeanne eventually finds true companionship in the most...
Gray Chapman
5.1.15