What the World’s Most Prolific Crime Writer Taught Me About John Lennon
Fiction or nonfiction, James Patterson’s loom always spins gold
How the Raunch-Com Shaped Millennial Masculinity, For Better and Worse
On the complicated legacy of American Pie and other late-‘90s and early-aughts teen comedies
The Outlaw Logic and Wet Dream Mysticism of Matthew McConaughey
The latter-day renaissance man gets personal in new memoir "Greenlights," a love letter to living optimistically
Reality TV Is Inching Closer to “The Running Man,” And No One Seems to Care
Humanity is no stranger to cheering for death. Is history bound to repeat itself?
The Long, Violent History of Calling Someone a "Cuck"
From the Trojan War to Shakespeare, the oft-ridiculed archetype has always had much darker implications
South Park’s Triumphant Pandemic Special Is … Kinda Hopeful?
Trey Parker and Matt Stone once again prove that laughter is the best medicine
Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Save Democracy, But His Company Is Subsuming It
Facebook’s CEO has never sounded so patriotic. He’s also never had more wealth or power.
Multi-Level Marketing Companies Are Coming for Your College Students
Facing an uncertain school year and a depressed job market, students make for an easy — and willing — target
The Long and Decorated Literary History of the MILF
From Chaucer to Mrs. Robinson, one of literature’s most subversive archetypes is also a surprisingly old one