According to n+1, almost nothing is watched by everybody, but the thing that comes closest is the NFL. So why does the league have so many problems?
In a two-story brick building in Springfield, Massachusetts, a team of definers, etymologists, pronouncers, daters, typists and lexicographers are hard at work on the long-awaited fourth edition of America's premier dictionary. But perhaps their most important definition is still in the works: what should an online dictionary look like?
Sasha Fleischman—who identifies as agender, neither male nor female—was set on fire by a fellow teenager while riding a city bus home from school. With the flick of a lighter, two families lives were changed forever.
Doug Peacock reflects on the life of his friend and fellow author and environmentalist Edward Abbey from a trail high in the Himalayas.
According to the cruel logic of the state Crime Victims Compensation Board, victims in Oklahoma can be deemed responsible for their own murder, making their families ineligible for victims compensation benefits.
A profile of the writers Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne from the New York Times magazine, circa 1987.
On the rise of Monterey Park, California, and other suburban Chinatowns.