George Saunders on the Vitality of Fiction in Increasingly Turbulent Times
The writer and MacArthur Genius fellow chats with InsideHook about the singular healing powers of a good story
"Uncanny Valley" and the Argument for Simply Logging Off
In a new memoir, Anna Wiener charts the dehumanizing effects of life in Silicon Valley
Inside the Weird World of Shakespeare Conspiracy Theories
Charlie Chaplin, Helen Keller and Supreme Court justices are all counted among those that don't believe the hype
What Fantasy Show Will Conquer the “Game of Thrones” Throne?
The industry is scrambling to find the next great epic. Here are the contenders.
Are We Living in the Dystopia the 1980s Warned Us About?
From The Handmaid’s Tale to Black Flag, the "Greed is Good" decade may have been telling us something
We’re Living in the Golden Age of the Celebrity Grifter
The snake oil salesman is as American as apple pie. And right now, they're having a moment.
America Loves to “Stan” — And That’s a Very Big Problem
We've gone from being fans of celebrities and politicians to creepily obsessing over them
Game of Thrones: The Last Bipartisan Television Show
Maybe the only thing that unites us in 2019 is a premium cable series about fictional warring kingdoms, evil ice elves and winged lizards.