The Secret Society of Lightning Strike Survivors

The Enduring Legacy of Elijah McClain’s Tragic Death. The Surprisingly Big Business of Library E-books.

The Enduring Legacy of Elijah McClain’s Tragic Death

In summer 2020, the nation’s attention turned to the killing of a 23-year-old Aurora man. His death prompted a flood of more than 8,500 letters from outside the state of Colorado—all begging Governor Jared Polis for justice. We read every one.

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Apple Recommends the App All the Intellectuals Are Using To Beat Boredom

Blinkist is an app used around the world – it provides genuine value for those who love to learn. Start your free trial today.

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When Doug and Ashley Benefield Started a Ballet Company, It Wasn’t Supposed to End in Death

The Charleston-based evangelicals had much in common: guns, God, Trump. What went wrong, only one of them could say.

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Texas Created a Blueprint for Abortion Restrictions. Republican-Controlled States May Follow Suit.

After Texas enacted a first-of-its-kind near-total abortion ban, advocates on both sides anticipate a domino effect in Republican-controlled statehouses, as the nation has reached a critical moment for abortion rights.

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In Fashion, Copying Is Now Cool

Virgil Abloh, Marc Jacobs, and others quote freely from other designers. Are we missing the point by “calling it out”?

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Loot Is a Viral Social Network That Looks Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen

Vine creator Dom Hofmann’s new project, explained.

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The Debate Over COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters, What To Call Them, and Whether They’re Needed

A look at various issues surrounding plans to administer an additional dose of Covid-19 vaccine amid signs of waning protection.

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The Surprisingly Big Business of Library E-books

Increasingly, books are something that libraries do not own but borrow from the corporations that do.

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The Secret Society of Lightning Strike Survivors

After the sudden and intense drama of getting hit, they suffered from devastating symptoms that wouldn’t go away. It seemed like no one could help—until they found each other.

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The Drake ‘Certified Lover Boy’ Exit Survey

We’re giving our initial reviews, plus answering the most important questions: Who is winning the Drake-Ye feud? Was ‘Certified Lover Boy’ worth the wait? And is “Way 2 Sexy” trash or classic?

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