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Hands Up. It’s Showtime. I’ve been studying Americans’ accelerating penchant for blending the fantastical into the real world — from Disneyland to reality TV, …

The Rise of the Valkyries A month after Donald Trump took office, an activist named Lana Lokteff delivered a speech calling on women to …

What the AP’s Collaboration With the Nazis Should Teach Us About Reporting the News Did the Associated Press, the venerable American agency that is …

Who’s Behind Newsweek? Two days after Barack Obama won reelection, I met a young Chinese woman, whom I will call Anne, in the basement …

How Don Diva Became the Magazine for Prisoners and Those Who Follow Them In traditional crime reporting, the inside details come from the authorities. …

Inside the Desperate, Year-Long Hunt to Find Donald Trump’s Rumored Apprentice Outtakes On an unseasonably warm Monday, in late December 2015, members of the …

The Downfall Of YouTube’s Biggest Star Is A Symptom Of A Bigger Illness This essay is a guest post from the Deputy Editor at …

How Jon Stewart Took Over The Daily Show and Revolutionized Late-Night TV: An Oral History My wildest dream for The Daily Show when I …

How Howard Stern Owned Donald Trump To anyone who’s listened to “The Howard Stern Show” since it hit the national airwaves in 1986, Stern’s …

Our nine-point guide to spotting a dodgy statistic I love numbers. They allow us to get a sense of magnitude, to measure change, to …