Mascots are safe to love in an era when nothing is. Gritty and Phang, Philly’s newest mascots, exemplify why.
I went to a convention for politics nerds and it filled me with dread, loathing, and existential terror.
At Politicon, politics is understood not as a means by which to improve lives, but as blood sport.
She wanted a career as a writer, but the more time she spent building her brand for her growing Twitter followers, the sadder and lonelier she became.
From love to rage to resignation.
A personal essay by Eve Peyser about overcoming her reluctance to identify as Jewish, and coming to terms with her heritage, in the face of increased antisemitism ushered in by our 45th President.