Urban Meyer and the Fallacy of the College Football Coach Savior

When will NFL owners learn that these guys are nothing but snake-oil salesmen?


The Outlaw Logic and Wet Dream Mysticism of Matthew McConaughey

The latter-day renaissance man gets personal in his memoir "Greenlights," a love letter to living optimistically


Will Garrett McNamara Ever Stop Searching for His 100-Foot Wave?

We caught up with the legendary surfer about the quixotic journey that led him to Nazaré, and why that journey is far from over

Arts & Entertainment

Behind Bangladesh: The Day That George Harrison Became the Most Endearing Ex-Beatle

50 years ago, Harrison and Ravi Shankar’s “Concert for Bangladesh” created the blueprint for the benefit concert

News & Opinion

Before Joey Chestnut, “Fat Men’s Clubs” Dominated the World of Competitive Eating

Looking back at an era when Americans worshiped a different breed of gurgitator


Ghostly Fathers and Fatherly Brothers in Chloé Zhao’s American Heartland

There’s a reason the “Nomadland” director’s work is universally resonant

Arts & Entertainment

What Would Sigmund Freud Make of 21st-Century Fatherhood?

Ever wonder what the father of modern psychology would think of the modern world? We asked a leading scholar.


Bob Dylan Belongs in the Diss Track Hall of Fame

Of the mercurial artist’s many cognomens, “diss jockey” isn’t used enough


Acupuncture, Tupac’s Stepdad and the Untold Story of NYC’s Heroin Epidemic

“Dope is Death” revisits America’s first acupuncture detox program and the political persecution of its leaders

News & Opinion

Dismantling the Myths We Use to Explain Mass Shootings

A new book traces the history of the American mass shooter and the troubling ways we make sense of senseless violence

Arts & Entertainment

Nobody Could Burn a Bridge Like Ernest Hemingway

No writer made friends — or enemies — as easily as Papa


How Park City Survived a Year Without Sundance

What happens to a resort town when its biggest draw stays home?